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Milton Of Larg

Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Milton Of Larg

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 61622

Site Number NX16SE 4

NGR NX 1661 6385

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

NX16SE 4 1661 6385.

(NX 1661 6384) Cairn (NR)

OS 6" map (1957)

A large circular cairn reduced to an elevation of from 4' to 5', overgrown with whin bushes and blackthorn, and measuring some 70' in diameter. Though it has been quarried into from the NE there is no sign of the central interment having been reached.

RCAHMS 1912

Generally as described by RCAHMS.

Resurveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (RD) 8 March 1968

This cairn stands in a field on the SE side of the public road, 310m N of Milton of Larg farmhouse; it measures about 20m in diameter by 1.8m in height. A large quarry-pit, now used as a dump for field-cleared stones, has driven into the mound from the N.

RCAHMS 1987, visited (SH) 10 April 1986.

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