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Meikle Dripps

Moot Hill (Period Unassigned)(Possible), Mound (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Meikle Dripps

Classification Moot Hill (Period Unassigned)(Possible), Mound (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 43848

Site Number NS55NE 53

NGR NS 578 553

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 53 578 553

An oval mound, 21m E-W by 15m and 2m to 3m high is on the NE corner

of a steep-sided ridge.

T C Welsh 1974.

A doubtful cairn?

T C Welsh nd.

Moot Hill: The mound is described in a charter of 1371. The mound, with a stone erected on top, still visible but on NE side, was to be retained by Lord Maxwell for holding courts, in a gift of the surrounding land to Nether Pollock.

T C Welsh 1983.

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 577 553 cairn.

Sponsor: ASH Consulting.

S Halliday 1997

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