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Millmoan Hill

Cairn (Prehistoric)

Site Name Millmoan Hill

Classification Cairn (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 60913

Site Number NX07SE 8

NGR NX 08892 74324

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Ayrshire
  • Parish Ballantrae (Kyle And Carrick)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Kyle And Carrick
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NX07SE 8 0888 7432

(NX 0888 7432) Cairn (NR).

OS 6" map (1957)

The remains of a large cairn situated between two sheep-stells which have been built from its material. It measures 27.0m in diameter and 1.8m height and in the centre is a small hollow, 4m wide and 1m deep.

(J Smith 1895)

Visited by OS (JD) 2 November 1955

No change to previous field report.

Surveyed at 1:10 000.

Visited by OS (BS) 19 May 1976


Field Visit (May 1981)

Millmoan Hill, Glen App NX 088 743 NX07SE 8

A cairn measuring up to 21m in diameter and 1.8m, in height is situated at a height of about 225m OD on the W slopes of Millmoan Hill.

RCAHMS 1981, visited May 1981

(Name Book, Ayr, No. 6, p. 108; Smith 1895, 226)

Desk Based Assessment (November 2010 - July 2015)

CFA Archaeology Ltd undertook an assessment of the potential effects of the proposed Glen App Windfarm (the Development) on cultural heritage.

All historic environmental features within the development area were identified and the nature of effects on these features discussed.

Funder: Land Use Consultants Ltd

CFA Archaeology Ltd


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