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Bogtonlea, enclosure 350m north west of

A Scheduled Monument in Strathallan, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.3267 / 56°19'36"N

Longitude: -3.547 / 3°32'49"W

OS Eastings: 304432

OS Northings: 715999

OS Grid: NO044159

Mapcode National: GBR 1V.5747

Mapcode Global: WH5PK.H75Q

Entry Name: Bogtonlea, enclosure 350m NW of

Scheduled Date: 10 March 2000

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM8869

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Forteviot

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Strathallan

Traditional County: Perthshire


The monument comprises an enclosure, dating to the prehistoric period, appearing as a cropmark on aerial photographs.

The monument lies in arable farmland, at a height of around 40m OD, and probably represents the the remains of a prehistoric settlement. It is defined by a rectlinear ditch, measuring c. 55m NE-SW by 30m transversely.

The area proposed for scheduling is rectangular, measuring 80m NW-SE by 60m transversely, to include the enclosure and any related features which may lie in its immediate vicinity, as marked in red on the attached map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance as an enclosed settlement which has the potential to enhance considerably our understanding of the prehistoric use of Strathearn.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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