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Cairn (Prehistoric)

Site Name Laggan

Classification Cairn (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Laggan Cairn

Canmore ID 62530

Site Number NX28SE 2

NGR NX 25352 82966

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Ayrshire
  • Parish Colmonell
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Kyle And Carrick
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NX28SE 2 2535 8297

(NX 2535 8297) Laggan Cairn (NR)

OS 6" map (1957)

The mutilated remains of a large cairn 16m to 17m in diameter and 1m high. It has been heavily robbed.

Visited by OS (JLD), 8 November 1955.

Name Book 1855.

A much robbed cairn, generally as described above.

Resurveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (SFS), 13 January 1976


Note (1981)

Laggan 1 NX 253 829 NX28SE 2

This cairn, which measures about 16m in diameter and 1m in height, stands on a low knoll 650m NNW of Laggan farmhouse.


(Name Book, Ayr, No. 14, pp. 53, 83; MS notes in NMRS, RCAHMS Emergency Surveys)


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