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Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Ballach-a-heathry

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 62413

Site Number NX26SW 18

NGR NX 2165 6065

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NX26SW 18 2165 6065.

(NX 2165 6065) Cairn (NR)

OS 6" map (1957)

This cairn, which has been much robbed for stones, is now mainly overgrown with grass. It is 68' in diameter and 7' high. It is doubtful if the interment has been disturbed.

RCAHMS 1912, visited 1911

A much-robbed cairn, situated on the edge of a small scarp in undulating ground. It measures 25.0m E-W, 22.0m N-S and up to 2.0m high. On the E side it is overlain by recent field clearance.

Visited by OS (TRG) 2 July 1976


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