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Busby Glen

Enclosure (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Busby Glen

Classification Enclosure (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 43814

Site Number NS55NE 22

NGR NS 579 567

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Renfrewshire
  • Parish East Kilbride (East Renfrewshire)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District East Kilbride
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS55NE 22 579 567.

NS 579 567. Enclosure, Busby Glen. Inside the public park on the E lip of the gorge of the White Cart Water, at a point where the river bends slightly to the NW, a low bank, 4.8m in thickness and 0.5m in height, cuts off a roughly triangular area measuring 18m from N to S by 21m transversely (see plan). The site has been disturbed by the planting and removal of trees and by the insertion of a concrete foundation, but three large boulders lying close together on the N side may represent part of a revetment for the bank. The entrance lies in the extreme NW, alongside the cliff edge.

RCAHMS 1978, visited 1975.

On the E side of this enclosure is a possible rectangular foundation measuring 6m by 8m over walls 1.5m thick.

Information contained in letter from T C Welsh to OS 2 January 1981, visited 1980, and typescript by T C Welsh, undated.

for further details see MS/737/12 and MS/1508

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