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Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Airyhemming

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 61184

Site Number NX15NE 4

NGR NX 1726 5943

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NX15NE 4 1726 5943.

(NX 1726 5943) Cairn (NR)

OS 6" map (1957)

The remains of a cairn about 35' in diameter, reduced to about 3' high, but not apparently excavated.


A flat-topped, grass covered cairn, as described.

Resurveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (EGC) 12 March 1968

This probable cairn is situated on gently sloping ground 500m WSW of Airyhemming farmhouse; it measures about 10m in diameter by 0.8m in height, but has been used as a dump for field-cleared stones, including several massive boulders.

RCAHMS 1987, visited (SH) February 1986


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