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Cuil-an-Daraich, enclosure 170m east of

A Scheduled Monument in Highland, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.6513 / 56°39'4"N

Longitude: -3.6846 / 3°41'4"W

OS Eastings: 296808

OS Northings: 752325

OS Grid: NN968523

Mapcode National: GBR V0.45VD

Mapcode Global: WH5MY.C2NV

Entry Name: Cuil-an-Daraich, enclosure 170m E of

Scheduled Date: 16 February 2001

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM9526

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Logierait

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Highland

Traditional County: Perthshire


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

The monument lies in arable farmland at about 90m O.D. The enclosure is circular, measuring approximately 30m in diameter, with a possible entrance to the south-east. Enclosure sites of this type are characteristic of the Iron Age, although an even earlier data is possible.

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 circular in shape with a diameter of 50m 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. Its importance is increased by its proximity to other monuments of potentially contemporary date.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



RCAHMS records the monument as NN 95 SE 30.

Aerial Photographs used:

RCAHMS 1978 PT/6013 NN95SE30.

RCAHMS 1995 C55049 NN95SE30, 65.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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