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'White Cairn', Crouse

Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name 'White Cairn', Crouse

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 62871

Site Number NX35NE 5

NGR NX 3658 5577

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NX35NE 5 3658 5577.

(NX 3658 5577) White Cairn (NR)

OS 6" map (1957)

White Cairn (18 chains N of Crows); "An ancient heap of stones of which there is little known. Mr McGeoch of Crows says that he heard his father say that some warrior was buried here."

Name Book 1848

A much dilapidated cairn 90' from north to south by 86' from east to west and 7' in maxiumu height. There is no indication of its character.

RCAHMS 1912

A grass-covered cairn measuring 28.0m N-S by 27.0m E-W and 2.0m high. Name confirmed.

Resurveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 18 August 1970

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