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Loch Doon

Pin (bronze)

Site Name Loch Doon

Classification Pin (bronze)

Alternative Name(s) 'Near The Head Of Loch Doon'

Canmore ID 63616

Site Number NX49SE 5

NGR NX 48 92

NGR Description NX c. 48 92

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Carsphairn
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Stewartry
  • Former County Kirkcudbrightshire

Archaeology Notes

NX49SE 5 c. 48 92.

A bronze pin, found about 4ft under the surface when cutting peats in a moss in Carsphairn parish, near the head of Loch Doon was exhibited to the members of the Society in 1912 by James M'Cargo, Kirkpatrick Durham. It was 3 7/8ins long, with an open circular head 1 inch in diameter, made from one piece of bronze wire.

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1912.

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