Wood Cairn, Eldrig Fell


Site Name Wood Cairn, Eldrig Fell

Classification Cairn

Canmore ID 62293

Site Number NX26NE 1

NGR NX 2523 6871

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Kirkcowan
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Wigtown
  • Former County Wigtownshire

Archaeology Notes

NX26NE 1 2523 6871.

(NX 2523 6870) Wood Cairn (NR)

OS 6" map (1957)

A large circular cairn 50' in diameter and 6' high, rather dilapidated and surmounted by a surveyors' cairn but there is no indication of its having been excavated.

RCAHMS 1912, visited 1911

NX 2523 6871. A cairn generally as described by the previous authority. It measures 18.0m in diameter and has a maximum height of 2.2m. The name could not be confirmed locally.

Surveyed at 1:10 000.

Visited by OS (BS) 28 June 1976.

Scheduled as Wood Cairn, cairn, Eldrig Fell.

Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated 23 February 2001.



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