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Dripps

Building (Period Unassigned), Structure(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Dripps

Classification Building (Period Unassigned), Structure(S) (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Grange (Possible)

Canmore ID 43823

Site Number NS55NE 30

NGR NS 580 556

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NS55NE 30 580 556.

NS 581 570. 'U' structure, Dripps: A D-shaped promontory at a bend in Thorntonhall Burn, near the waterfall, features the grass-covered rubble remains of a rectangular building, 15m by 7m, probably an early longhouse. Partial defences are also evident. There may have been a monastic grange here, as the lands were gifted to Paisley Abbey. There has been no archaeological confirmation of this site.

T C Welsh 1974; nd.

Site recorded by GUARD during an assessment of a series of routes for a proposed southern orbital road to link the M77 with the A726 leading to East Kilbride.

NS 580 556 Grass-covered building remains.

Sponsor: ASH Consulting.

S Halliday 1997

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