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Campshead,unenclosed platform settlement 800m WNW of

A Scheduled Monument in Clydesdale East, South Lanarkshire

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Latitude: 55.4823 / 55°28'56"N

Longitude: -3.57 / 3°34'12"W

OS Eastings: 300875

OS Northings: 622064

OS Grid: NT008220

Mapcode National: GBR 35H1.WK

Mapcode Global: WH5TM.4G8J

Entry Name: Campshead,unenclosed platform settlement 800m WNW of

Scheduled Date: 19 March 1990

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4735

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: platform settlement

Location: Crawford

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Clydesdale East

Traditional County: Lanarkshire


The monument is a prehistoric settlement consisting of four well-defined house platforms, grouped in two pairs, on the E-facing slopes NW of the mouth of Carle Gill. The area to be scheduled is rectangular, 120m N-S by 75m E-W, as delineated in red on the attached plan.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance as a fine field monument, being a well-preserved medium-sized platform settlement of later prehistoric date.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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