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Brunthill, settlement 200m north west of

A Scheduled Monument in Kinross-shire, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.1897 / 56°11'23"N

Longitude: -3.4226 / 3°25'21"W

OS Eastings: 311811

OS Northings: 700591

OS Grid: NO118005

Mapcode National: GBR 1Z.G514

Mapcode Global: WH6RB.DPF7

Entry Name: Brunthill, settlement 200m NW of

Scheduled Date: 28 February 2000

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM7624

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: settlement

Location: Kinross

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Kinross-shire

Traditional County: Kinross-shire


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

The monument lies in arable farmland at about 25m OD. It comprises an enclosed settlement, defined by a single ditch enclosing a sub-circular area measuring approximately 60m in diameter. A number of amorphous cropmarks within the enclosure indicate the positions of internal structures and deposits.

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, with a diameter of 80m, 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



RCAHMS records the monument as NO 10 SW 39.

Aerial Photographs used:

RCAHMS (1989) B22772 NO10SW39.

RCAHMS (1989) B22773 NO10SW39.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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