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Longyester / Long Yester
- HER number: MEL771
- Site Name: Longyester / Long Yester
- Grid Reference: 355209 664680
- Civil Parish:
- Summary: Cropmarks of a palisaded settlement
- Description: NT56SE 14 5521 6468
Scheduled (with NT56SE 8, 10 and 15-16) as Longyester, palisased enclosure.
Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated 30 November 1993.
Aerial photography has revealed the roughly circular cropmark of a palisaded settlement, situated about 800m SE of Longyester farmsteading. It is defined by a single narrow palisade and has an internal diameter of about 40m. There may be an entrance at the E side of the settlement. A second palisaded settlement has been recorded approximately 40m to the NE (NT56SE 10) as well as a number of other archaeological features in the surrounding area (NT56SE 8, 15, 16 and 22).
Information from RCAHMS (KJ) 14 September 1999.
- For more information contact: East Lothian Council HER
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