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Glenquicken Moor

Stone Circle (Neol/bronze Age)

Site Name Glenquicken Moor

Classification Stone Circle (Neol/bronze Age)

Canmore ID 63669

Site Number NX55NW 12

NGR NX 5074 5833

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NX55NW 12 5074 5833.

(NX 5074 5833) Druidical Circle (NR) (Supposed)

OS 6" map (1853)

Coles could find no trace of this feature, described in 1850 as 8 granite stones, standing 2 yds apart, forming a circle 60 links (39.6ft) in diameter, with another in the centre. The stones composing the circle weighed from 1-3 cwt while the central one was about 5 cwt. (c/f NX55NW 1, NX55NW 5, NX55NW 7 ).

Name Book 1850; F R Coles 1895

There is no trace of this stone circle.

Visited by OS (DWR) 24 February 1972

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