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Carline Knowe, Ashentree

Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Carline Knowe, Ashentree

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 42675

Site Number NS41SW 1

NGR NS 4335 1344

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council East Ayrshire
  • Parish Dalrymple (Cumnock And Doon Valley)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Cumnock And Doon Valley
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS41SW 1 4335 1344.

(NS 4335 1344) Cairn (NR)

OS 25" map (1961)

Urns and bones are said to have been found on Carline Knowe, a small, slightly elevated patch of arable land. The finds are in the possession of James Martin, farmer, Ashentree (see also NS41NW 6).

Name Book 1856

At NS 4335 1344 is a turf-covered cairn, about 14.5m in diameter and 1.0m maximum height. It stands on the highest point of a small natural ridge. The present tenants of Ashentree farm know nothing of the finds.

Surveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 6 November 1959

No change.

Visited by OS (MJF) 14 October 1980

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