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Bombie

Stone Circle (Neol/bronze Age)(Possible)

Site Name Bombie

Classification Stone Circle (Neol/bronze Age)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Clownstone Burn

Canmore ID 64541

Site Number NX75SW 17

NGR NX 7079 5018

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/64541

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

Archaeology Notes

NX75SW 17 7079 5018.

There was a stone circle near the 'Roman Camp' at Bombie (ie. the homestead moat NX75SW 10). Clownstone Burn is supposed to derive its name from it, and according to local information, the stones were used in building Buckland Bridge.

F R Coles 1895; Name Book 1850

No further information.

Visited by OS (DWR) 14 February 1972.

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