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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 721958

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NX16SE 119 1928 6497.

A burnt mound stands on the NW side of a boggy stream-bed below the track followed by the Southern Upland Way, 180m E of its junction with the public road. The main part of the mound is roughly circular, measuring 10.5m in diameter by 0.7m in height, and has a hollow in its SE side opening into the stream-bed; the hollow measures 3.8m in length by 2.8m across the mouth. At the foot of the mound on the NE there is a crescentic mound with the hollow in its open side facing SSE into the stream-bed, the mound mesures 5.3m from NE to SW by 4m transversely and 0.4m in height, and the hollow 2.1m in length by 1.8m across the mouth.

RCAHMS 1987, visited (SH) 30 June 1986

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