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Castle Rock, Auchmithie (11540)

Current Priority
Low
East
368190
North
744160
Site Type
Promontory Fort
Period
Prehistoric

Remains of a promontory fort. It is a square sided, sub-triangular projection into the sea fortified by means of three curved banks with medial ditches broken by a central causeway. The fort was diminutive and has been considerably eroded over time. Features included various postholes and hearths associated with a floor, possibly a single circular structure with a porch or series of windbreaks or lean-to shelters.

Condition and current recommendations:

Condition
Poor
Action
None

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Record 31 on map 5 in Coastal Zone Assessment Survey - Angus, 2009

Other records:

NMRS
Unknown
SMR
NO64SE0004

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