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Gowk Nest Wood

Cairn (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Site Name Gowk Nest Wood

Classification Cairn (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Little Larg

Canmore ID 61375

Site Number NX16NE 24

NGR NX 16307 65225

NGR Description Centre

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

NX16NE 24 1630 6523.

A probable robbed cairn is situated on a low rise in a field of rough pasture at the head of Gowk Nest Wood. It measures about 11.5m in diameter but has been reduced to a flat-topped mound 0.6m in maximum height.

RCAHMS 1987, visited (SH) 8 April 1986.


Note (8 March 2022)

The location, classification and period of this site have been reviewed and changed from CAIRN (PERIOD UNASSIGNED).


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