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Mains of Duncrub, settlement 220m WSW of

A Scheduled Monument in Strathallan, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.3211 / 56°19'15"N

Longitude: -3.6114 / 3°36'40"W

OS Eastings: 300438

OS Northings: 715462

OS Grid: NO004154

Mapcode National: GBR 1R.5QNJ

Mapcode Global: WH5PJ.HDJ1

Entry Name: Mains of Duncrub, settlement 220m WSW of

Scheduled Date: 10 March 2000

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM8915

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: settlement

Location: Dunning

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Strathallan

Traditional County: Perthshire


The monument comprises an enclosure dating to the late prehistoric period, revealed as cropmarks on oblique aerial photographs.

The monument lies in arable farmland, at a height of around 50m OD, and probably represents the remains of a settlement site occupied in the Bronze Age or Iron Age. It is subcircular in shape, measuring approximately 70m from northwest to southeast by around 50m transversely

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 on plan, measuring 100m in diameter, as marked in red upon the accompanying map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance because of its potential to contribute to our understanding of settlement and economy in the prehistoric period. Its importance is further enhanced by its close proximity to other potentially contemporary monuments.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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