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Castleward,burial mound 800m north west of Wester Denoon

A Scheduled Monument in Kirriemuir and Dean, Angus

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Latitude: 56.5821 / 56°34'55"N

Longitude: -3.0708 / 3°4'14"W

OS Eastings: 334324

OS Northings: 743862

OS Grid: NO343438

Mapcode National: GBR VG.ZBNJ

Mapcode Global: WH6PK.STXH

Entry Name: Castleward,burial mound 800m NW of Wester Denoon

Scheduled Date: 15 October 1990

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4742

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: cairn (type uncertain)

Location: Glamis

County: Angus

Electoral Ward: Kirriemuir and Dean

Traditional County: Angus


The monument is a burial mound of the late Neolithic or early Bronze Age, some 3500 to 4500 years old, situated on the SW end of the ridge known as Castleward. The mound is circular and measures 6m in

diameter, surrounded by a shallow ditch about 2m across. The mound

is unusual in being slightly dished on top. It will cover at least

one burial. The area to be scheduled measures 30m in diameter, to include the mound and an area around in which traces of associated activities will survive, as marked in red on the attached map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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