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Todhill Farm

Crannog (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Todhill Farm

Classification Crannog (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Penny Burn

Canmore ID 41055

Site Number NS24SE 10

NGR NS 2930 4210

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council North Ayrshire
  • Parish Stevenston
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Cunninghame
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS24SE 10 2930 4210.

(NS 2938 4209) Crannog (NR) (Site of)

OS 6" map (1908)

The remains of a crannog were discovered when the foundation pits were being dug for the railway bridge over the Penny Burn. Several of the mortised oak beams were taken out, and some are still preserved. They have been roughly dressed, the largest being 11 inches square, with mortise-holes, and the smallest one is 4 inches square, with mortise-holes.

J Smith 1895

NS 2930 4210. Siting determined from information in Smith. A disused railway line crosses the site of this crannog.

Visited by OS (JLD) 13 September 1956

No further information.

Visited by OS (JRL) 8 September 1982.


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