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Drumfern

Stone Circle (Neol/bronze Age)

Site Name Drumfern

Classification Stone Circle (Neol/bronze Age)

Canmore ID 63017

Site Number NX37SE 10

NGR NX 3999 7099

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Minnigaff
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Wigtown
  • Former County Kirkcudbrightshire

Archaeology Notes

NX37SE 10 3999 7099.

(NX 3999 7099) The remains of a stone circle lie circa 84' ENE of NX37SE 5. Five stones remains in situ, two others are prostrate and a group of boulders marks the site of another. The stones are middle-sized boulders, 2' 8" in maxiumum height, set with their broad faces on the line of the circumference. Adjacent lie a number of similar stones, probably other members moved. (Plan from Prof. A Thom)

RCAHMS 1914, visited 1912

A stone circle as described and planned. The stones, which have a maximum height of 1.0m and are up to 1.0m broad, form a circle 26.0m in diameter.

Surveyed at 1:10 000.

Visited by OS (BS) 6 April 1976

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