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Brownhill Burn

Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Brownhill Burn

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Waterhead

Canmore ID 43497

Site Number NS50SE 5

NGR NS 5521 0089

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NS50SE 5 5521 0089.

(NS 5521 0089) Cairn (NAT)

OS 6" map (1958)

This circular cairn, somewhat dilapidated and apparently unexcavated, measures about 30ft in diameter and 2ft 6 ins high.

RCAHMS 1914, visited 1911

This badly robbed and much spread cairn is situated on the crest of a S-facing slope in a forestry clearing. It is approximately 10.0m in overall diameter and 0.7m high, with a small shepherd's cairn constructed on its E side.

Surveyed at 1:10 000.

Visited by OS (JRL) 31 October 1978


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