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Axehead (Stone)

Site Name Underbank

Classification Axehead (Stone)

Canmore ID 46557

Site Number NS84NW 23

NGR NS 83 45

NGR Description NS c. 83 45

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Lanarkshire
  • Parish Lesmahagow
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Clydesdale
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS84NW 23 c. 83 45.

On the farm of Underbank, near Crossford, a small stone celt or chisel was found in 1842, and is now in the collection of J G McKirdy of Birkwood. It is of cream-coloured agate, 2 1/2" long and 1 1/2" broad.

J B Greenshields 1864

No further information regarding provenance or present whereabouts of this implement was obtained during field investigation.

Visited by OS (JFC) 11 March 1954.


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