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Murray's Isles

Structure (Period Unassigned), Wall (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Murray's Isles

Classification Structure (Period Unassigned), Wall (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 177028

Site Number NX55SE 35

NGR NX 5616 5005

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Borgue
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Stewartry
  • Former County Kirkcudbrightshire

Archaeology Notes

NX55SE 35 5616 5005

A single unroofed structure and an attached length of wall are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Kirkcudbrightshire 1854, sheet 49). One small unroofed structure and a length of wall to the NE are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1993).

Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 27 June 2000.


Field Visit (April 2002 - May 2002)

small rectangular bothy (2) 5.1m long by 4.0m wide, set into a rocky outcrop and aligned roughly E-W. This building appears on the 1st Edition OS map, as noted above. It is a simple single roomed drystone construction, built into a low cliff or outcrop with its gables in fair condition. Also noted on the 1st Edition OS map is a right-angled stretch of walling extending to E and N of the building. Not noted on the map, however, is a further line of walling, severely degraded, running SW from the bothy. This extends most of the way to the western shore.

(MUI02 02)

Information from NTS (SCS) November 2014


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