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Horse Law

Cairnfield (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Horse Law

Classification Cairnfield (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 48890

Site Number NT04NW 33

NGR NT 045 493

NGR Description NT 047 493 to NT 042 493

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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

Archaeology Notes

NT04NW 045 493.

NT 047 493 - NT 042 493. About forty-five small cairns lie to the N of the Salla Burn, at an elevation of between 275m and 305m OD and stretch eastwards for a distance of 450m to the immediate vicinity of a stone sheepfold.

(For discussion on the period and purpose of small cairns of this type, see NT05SE 3).

RCAHMS 1978, visited 1975

Centred NT 045 493. A group of small probable stone clearance cairns occupy about 10.0 hectares of a south- facing hillside. There is nothing that can be identified as a burial cairn and there are no associated lynchets or field banks.

Visited by OS (BS) 19 February 1979.


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