Tag Archives: Romano-British

Newton Bridge Enclosure, Fowlis Wester, Perthshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – NN 8884 3155 Getting Here Venture along the A822 Crieff to Dunkeld road, turning down into the gorgeous Sma’ Glen.  Nearly 1 mile past Ossian’s Stone, just past where the road crosses the River Almond, walk along the track on your … Continue reading

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Achamore Hut Circles, Bettyhill, Farr, Sutherland

Hut Circle:  OS Grid Reference – NC 74219 58055 Also Known as: Canmore ID 6262 Getting Here Along the A836 road a mile east of Bettyhill, a track goes south onto the moors just before Loch Salachaidh. Walk along here for several … Continue reading

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Manor Farm, Bolnhurst, Bedfordshire

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – TL 0849 5985 Also Known as: The Camp Archaeology & History This much disturbed Iron Age ‘hillfort’ is effectively a large enclosure of Iron Age origin, much ruined by farming and subsequent landscape alterations through … Continue reading

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Castle Craig, Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire

‘Fort’ (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 9116 9769 Also Known as: Canmore ID 48294 Archaeology & History This ancient fort could once be seen in the ancient woodlands on the western side of the Mill Glen, above the village, going … Continue reading

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Church Field, North Ockendon, Essex

Tumuli (destroyed): OS Grid-Reference – TQ 618 850 Also Known as: Monument No. 414124 Archaeology & History As with many prehistoric sites, this too was unearthed and seemingly destroyed in the 19th century. Although it seems that nothing now remains … Continue reading

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Bartlow Hills, Bartlow, Cambridgeshire

Tumuli:  OS Grid Reference – TL 586 449 Also Known as: The Three Hills Getting Here The best way to get here (when we went anyway, quite a few years back now), was via the old church . At the … Continue reading

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Bengengie North, Alva, Clackmannanshire

Enclosure:  OS Grid Reference – NN 86680 00601  —  NEW FIND Getting Here This really take a lot of effort to find. From Alva, go up through the graveyard past St. Serf’s Well, turning left and across cross the lane. … Continue reading

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Allt Leathan, Fortingall, Perthshire

Enclosure: OS Grid Reference – NN 7246 5659 Also Known as: Canmore ID 25089 Getting Here Although found within the parish of Fortingall many miles to the south, this site is much closer to Kinloch Rannoch, just a few miles … Continue reading

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Borough Hills, West Mersea, Essex

Tumuli (destroyed): OS Grid Reference – TM 022 143 Also Known as: Barrow Hills Five Barrows Archaeology & History Known as Five Barrows presumably from the five main burial mounds that were once here, very little in modern texts seem … Continue reading

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Beadle Hill, Extwistle, Lancashire

Earthworks:  OS Grid Reference – SD 8895 3420 Archaeology & History The low hill called Beadle Hill is located about half a mile north of Swinden Reservoir between Worsthorne and Haggate in the area called Extwistle. It is just a … Continue reading

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