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White Cairn, Boreland

Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name White Cairn, Boreland

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 62849

Site Number NX35NE 2

NGR NX 3528 5819

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NX35NE 2 3528 5819.

See also NX35NE 3 - possible outlying stones.

(NX 3527 5818) White Cairn (NR)

OS 6" map (1957)

White Cairn measures 104' E-W by N-S and is 8' high. It has been considerably quarried for stones from the top, but shows no signs of having been excavated.

RCAHMS 1912, visited 1911

NX 3528 5819. A much-robbed grass-covered cairn measuring 36.0m in diameter and 2.2m in maximum height. The name White Cairn was confirmed.

Surveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS (BS) 21 April 1976

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