Keys to the Past

West Sinkside Iron Age homestead (Kirknewton)

These are the slight remains of a circular Iron Age enclosure. It was surrounded by a single palisade for which the trench is still visible. A shallow scoop marks the site of a possible hut. Ploughing has destroyed the rest of the site, and trees now cover the area.

Reference number:N581
Historical period: Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Kirknewton


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