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Claywarnies

Stone Circle (Neol/bronze Age)(Possible)

Site Name Claywarnies

Classification Stone Circle (Neol/bronze Age)(Possible)

Canmore ID 61917

Site Number NX17SW 43

NGR NX 10 71

NGR Description NX c. 10 71

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

NX17SW 43 c. 10 71.

Smith (1897) records that 'about half a mile west from Friar's Kirk Cairn there is a stone circle, 12 paces in diameter; and half a mile further west, on a bit of rising ground, there is a large cairn, 7 paces in diameter, and 4 feet 6 inches high. 'The large cairn is the chambered cairn on Claywarnies (NX17SW 2), but this is only 850m W of the 'Friar's Kirk Cairn', which is the large cairn on the S end of Druman wherran (NX17SW 7). The nature and location of the 'stone circle' are unknown and the whole area has now been afforested.

Visited by RCAHMS (SH) October 1985

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