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Kirk Hill, Tomb

Burial Vault (Period Unassigned), Church (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Kirk Hill, Tomb

Classification Burial Vault (Period Unassigned), Church (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 47517

Site Number NS93NW 2

NGR NS 94173 39165

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/47517

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

Archaeology Notes

NS93NW 2 9417 3916.

(NS 9417 3916) Tomb on Site of Church (NR)

OS 6" map, Lanarkshire, 2nd ed., (1912).

The tomb is on the traditional site of the old church.

Name Book 1857.

The original church of Carmichael, judging by a charter of Robert the Bruce to Sir James Douglas, stood considerably to the south-east of the present church.

The names St Michael's Well and St Michael's Bog indicate the site of the original church.

A Murray and G V Irving 1864.

The tomb is an 18th century vault, on a high elevated position. There is no trace of the old church: St Michael's Well and Bog were not located.

Visited by OS(RD) 30 January 1968.

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