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Beoch Hill

Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Beoch Hill

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Beoch

Canmore ID 60701

Site Number NX06NE 6

NGR NX 0933 6654

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Inch
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Wigtown
  • Former County Wigtownshire

Archaeology Notes

NX06NE 6 0933 6654.

This cairn, which was first noted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map, is situated 210m WNW of the sheepfold on the crest of Beoch Hill. It measures about 7m in diameter by 0.6 in height, but a large pit has been dug into its centre.

RCAHMS 1987, visited (SH) 6 May 1986.

OS 6-inch map, Wigtownshire, 1st ed. (1849), sheet 10.

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