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Dunsyre Hill

Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Dunsyre Hill

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 48824

Site Number NT04NE 22

NGR NT 0710 4895

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NT04NE 22 0710 4895.

(NT 0710 4895) Cairn (NR)

OS 25" map (1973)

A grass-grown cairn measuring 15m in diameter and 1.8m in greatest height stands on the summit of Dunsyre Hill (400m OD). Although a considerable quantity of the cairn material has been removed, several large boulders belonging to the original kerb are still in position round the perimeter, and others are lying dislodged nearby.

RCAHMS 1978, visited 1969

This cairn is generally as described.

Surveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (DWR) 28 July 1971

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