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Findspot, Axehead (Stone), Carved Stone Ball

Site Name Kirkton

Classification Findspot, Axehead (Stone), Carved Stone Ball

Canmore ID 55360

Site Number NT51SW 32

NGR NT 539 138

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Cavers
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Roxburgh
  • Former County Roxburghshire

Archaeology Notes

NT51SW 32 539 138.

A portion of a small ball of gneiss, 2 1/2 ins in diameter, with numerous projecting knobs, found 1894 at Kirkton (NT 539 138) was in the NMAS, on loan,in that year. It is now in the Hunterian Museum, Glasgow (Accession no: 145).

G F Black 1894; D N Marshall 1979

Also from Kirkton comes a stone axe, in the collection of T Scott ARSA, Boweden, in 1895.

T Scott 1897


Sbc Note

Visibility: Not applicable. Site of an unprovenanced find.

Information from Scottish Borders Council


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