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Glasgow, Corkerhill Golf Course

Barrow (Prehistoric)

Site Name Glasgow, Corkerhill Golf Course

Classification Barrow (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Glasgow, Pollok Golf Course

Canmore ID 44405

Site Number NS56SW 9

NGR NS 5460 6164

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Eastwood (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS56SW 9 5460 6164.

(NS 5460 6164) Cinerary Urn found AD 1863 (NAT)

OS 6" map, (1969)

Tumulus (NR) (Urn found AD. 1863)

OS 6" map, (1935)

Situated inside a small circular wood, the mound is a truncated one, diameter at base, 56'; diameter at top, 26', height, 6'. In the interior of the tumulus there was no appearance of any artificial arrangement, either a gallery or stone coffin. In the centre of the mound, on the natural surface of the ground, was found, with its mouth downwards, an unglazed cinerary urn, 5/8" thick, diameter at mouth 11 1/2", diameter 2 1/2" lower, 14", diameter at bottom, 4 1/2", height 13 3/4", containing fragments of calcined bones. An amber bead was found near the urn. Date of finds: 27th August 1863.

Information from revision Name Book, 21; Information from Rev J Manson, to OS, October 1934 and from R Gray, writer, West George St, Glasgow.

A well-preserved mound, 20.0m in diameter and 2.0m high. Present whereabouts of contents not known - not in Hunterian or Kelvingrove Museums.

Visited by OS (J L D) 1 April 1954.


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