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Crookedstane,platform settlement 200m east of

A Scheduled Monument in Clydesdale East, South Lanarkshire

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Latitude: 55.4194 / 55°25'9"N

Longitude: -3.6318 / 3°37'54"W

OS Eastings: 296810

OS Northings: 615152

OS Grid: NS968151

Mapcode National: GBR 352S.J3

Mapcode Global: WH5TZ.51VR

Entry Name: Crookedstane,platform settlement 200m E of

Scheduled Date: 6 March 1989

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4647

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 twelve scooped platforms, which represent the sites of houses, lying in a group just to the E of Crookedstane farm. The area to be scheduled is oval, elongated N-S, measuring 200m NS and 110m EW, the centre of the oval being 200m E of the Ordnance Survey benchmark on the farm buildings.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance as a well-preserved example of a later prehistoric patform settlement, lying toward the larger end of the scale in terms of numbers of house sites.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



RCAHMS records the site as NS91NE 16.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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