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Dunsyre Hill

Axehead (Stone)

Site Name Dunsyre Hill

Classification Axehead (Stone)

Canmore ID 48830

Site Number NT04NE 28

NGR NT 070 489

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NT04NE 28 070 489.

An axe of crystalline grey stone, measuring 5.5" by 1.9" by 1.5", pointed butt, round cross-section, found on Dunsyre Hill (NT 070 489) is in the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS Accession no AF 939). It was an item in the collection of the late Peter F Dunlop, which was purchased in 1955.

NMAS Card Index; Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1956

No further information.

Visited by OS (DWR) 22 July 1971

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