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Tarlogie Farm,dun 800m east of

A Scheduled Monument in Tain and Easter Ross, Highland

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Latitude: 57.8274 / 57°49'38"N

Longitude: -4.0868 / 4°5'12"W

OS Eastings: 276165

OS Northings: 883895

OS Grid: NH761838

Mapcode National: GBR J881.BQ4

Mapcode Global: WH4DT.6J58

Entry Name: Tarlogie Farm,dun 800m E of

Scheduled Date: 18 February 1991

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4959

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: dun

Location: Tain

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Tain and Easter Ross

Traditional County: Ross-shire


The remains of a dun. It measures 15.0m NW-SE by 13.5m within a wall up to 5.0m wide and 1.2m high. The entrance probably lay on the east. The area to be scheduled measures 50m in diameter to include the structure and an area around it in which traces of activities associated with its use will survive, as depicted in red on the

attached map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The site is of national importance because of its potential to enhance our understanding of prehistoric settlement.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


No Bibliography entries for this designation

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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