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Haughend, enclosure 500m west of

A Scheduled Monument in Strathmore, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.6078 / 56°36'27"N

Longitude: -3.1629 / 3°9'46"W

OS Eastings: 328715

OS Northings: 746812

OS Grid: NO287468

Mapcode National: GBR VF.2M7D

Mapcode Global: WH6PJ.D53R

Entry Name: Haughend, enclosure 500m W of

Scheduled Date: 18 August 1999

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM7263

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: enclosure (domestic or defensive)

Location: Alyth

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Strathmore

Traditional County: Perthshire

Description

The monument comprises an enclosure of prehistoric date, visible as a series of cropmarks on oblique aerial photographs.

The monument lies in arable farmland at around 40m OD. It comprises a rectilinear ditched enclosure, measuring about 110m NW-SE by about 56m, with a ditch about 1.5m wide. It has an internal subdivision about 20m from the SE end. Within the enclosure are a series of concentrations of cropmarks which appear to represent internal structures or features.

The area proposed for scheduling comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related material may be expected to be found. It is rectangular, with maximum dimensions of 150m approximately NW-SE by 85m transversely, as marked in red on the accompanying map extract.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance because of its potential to contribute to an understanding of prehistoric settlement and economy.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Sources

Bibliography

RCAHMS records the monuments as NO 24 NE 47.

Aerial Photographs used:

CUCAP (1959) PT/10928 NO24NE47.

RCAHMS (1977) PT/5793 NO24NE47, 60.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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