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Dundee Law,fort

A Scheduled Monument in Coldside, Dundee City

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Latitude: 56.47 / 56°28'12"N

Longitude: -2.9894 / 2°59'21"W

OS Eastings: 339141

OS Northings: 731318

OS Grid: NO391313

Mapcode National: GBR Z7R.J4

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.1MRV

Entry Name: Dundee Law,fort

Scheduled Date: 24 December 1969

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2878

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: fort (includes hill and promontory fort)

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee City

Electoral Ward: Coldside

Traditional County: Angus

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance because of its potential to contribute to our understanding of both prehistoric and late medieval defended settlement and economy.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



The monument is recorded by RCAHMS as NO 33 SE 32.


Driscoll S 1995, 'Excavations on Dundee Law, 1993', PROC SOC ANTIQ SCOT 125.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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