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North Shortcleugh,platform settlement 1500m east of

A Scheduled Monument in Clydesdale East, South Lanarkshire

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Latitude: 55.4398 / 55°26'23"N

Longitude: -3.6736 / 3°40'24"W

OS Eastings: 294217

OS Northings: 617492

OS Grid: NS942174

Mapcode National: GBR 25SJ.GS

Mapcode Global: WH5TR.JJWL

Entry Name: North Shortcleugh,platform settlement 1500m E of

Scheduled Date: 23 October 1980

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4296

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: platform settlement

Location: Crawford

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Clydesdale East

Traditional County: Lanarkshire


The monument consists of five platforms, which lie 1.2km WNW of Elvanfoot Village. They range in width from 10-14m and lie on a SW/NE line along the 335m contour.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



RCAHMS records the site as NS91NW 5.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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