Stanshiel Rig

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Alternative Names Beattock Hill
Site Type RING DITCH HOUSE
Canmore ID 87590
Site Number NT00SE 7.04
NGR NT 0560 0165
Council DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY
Parish KIRKPATRICK-JUXTA
Former Region DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY
Former District ANNANDALE AND ESKDALE
Former County DUMFRIES-SHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Archaeological Notes

NT00SE 7.04 0560 0165

Situated on a low terrace about 15m NW of the large circular settlement NT00SE 8, there are the remains of a ring-ditch house. It is roughly circular on plan and measures about 10m in diameter over a very shallow, poorly-defined ditch.
Visited by RCAHMS (JRS), 9 October 1990.

Listed as timber round-house.
RCAHMS 1997.

 
Books and References

Feachem, R W (1973a) 'Ancient agriculture in the highland of Britain', Proc Prehist Soc, vol.39
Page(s): 340-2

RCAHMS (1920) The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Seventh report with inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Dumfries, Edinburgh
Page(s): 143, 145, nos. 412 and 420 Held at RCAHMS A.1.1.INV(7)

RCAHMS (1997a) Eastern Dumfriesshire: an archaeological landscape, Edinburgh
Page(s): 63-4, 66, 162, 297, no. 567 Held at RCAHMS A.1.7.DUM

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