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Core Hill, Kirkmaiden

Axehead (Chert)

Site Name Core Hill, Kirkmaiden

Classification Axehead (Chert)

Canmore ID 60987

Site Number NX13NW 26

NGR NX 1243 3685

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NX13NW 26 1243 3685.

A chert axe was found at Corehill fort (NX13NW 6.00) on Curghie farm, when levelling for a quoiting green. It measures 3" by 1.6", and is in the possession of Dr Trotter, Tayview House, Perth.

H E Maxwell 1885

NX 1243 3685: The quoiting ground was situated on top of the fort.

Visited by OS (DWR) 31 January 1972

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