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Inverdunning House, ring ditch 170m ESE of

A Scheduled Monument in Strathallan, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.3265 / 56°19'35"N

Longitude: -3.5736 / 3°34'25"W

OS Eastings: 302785

OS Northings: 716018

OS Grid: NO027160

Mapcode National: GBR 1T.5749

Mapcode Global: WH5PK.27KV

Entry Name: Inverdunning House, ring ditch 170m ESE of

Scheduled Date: 23 February 2001

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM8923

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: enclosure (ritual or funerary)

Location: Dunning

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Strathallan

Traditional County: Perthshire


The monument comprises the remains of a ploughed-down burial mound, appearing as the cropmark of a ring ditch on aerial photographs.

The monument lies in arable land at about 45m OD. It appears as a circular enclosure defined by a relatively broad ditch, measuring about 10m across. It has no entrance.

The area to be scheduled is circular, measuring 40m in diameter, to include the visible feature and an area around in which associated remains are likely to survive, as marked in red on the attached map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance as the remains of a prehistoric burial mound, which has the potential to enhance considerably our understanding of early Bronze Age funerary practices. It is of particular importance because of the survival nearby of broadly contemporary monuments.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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