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Grenich, dun 360m north east of

A Scheduled Monument in Highland, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.7212 / 56°43'16"N

Longitude: -3.9516 / 3°57'5"W

OS Eastings: 280665

OS Northings: 760533

OS Grid: NN806605

Mapcode National: GBR JBMY.LNB

Mapcode Global: WH4L9.8BKB

Entry Name: Grenich, dun 360m NE of

Scheduled Date: 26 August 1963

Last Amended: 14 December 1994

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM257

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: homestead

Location: Blair Atholl

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Highland

Traditional County: Perthshire


The monument is a homestead of the Iron Age, about 2000 years old, of a type previously called a 'dun'. It survives as a broad ring of loose stones 33m in overall diameter although the original diameter will be smaller with the outer face of the wall obscured by the rubble. The site has, in the past, been used as a dump for field gatherings. The original scheduling was located in the wrong place, centred about 60m to the NE. The area now to be scheduled includes the homestead and an area around it within which traces of activity associated with its use may be found and is a circle 50m in diameter, as marked in red on the attached map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance as a well preserved homestead which has the potential to enhance considerably our understanding of prehistoric settlement. It is of particular importance because it lies close to two other homesteads and possibly a contemporary field system.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland




Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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