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Axe Hammer(S), Spindle Whorl(S)

Site Name Glencairn

Classification Axe Hammer(S), Spindle Whorl(S)

Canmore ID 64811

Site Number NX79SE 14

NGR NX 76 90

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Glencairn
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Nithsdale
  • Former County Dumfries-shire

Archaeology Notes

NX79SE 14 76 90.

Artifacts from Glencairn (Parish name : NX 7690)(for which no closer provenance is given) include a smoothing stone (in the NMAS - Acc No: AY 5); two axe-hammers (in Dumfries Museum - Acc Nos : 15/PSA/578A and 27/PSA/577A); two stone whorls, and a greenstone ball (formerly in Thronhill Museum, but transferred to Dumfries in 1965).

An unspecified number of whorls, querns and hammer stones from this parish were in the possession of Mr Corrie in 1910.

J Corrie 1910; NMAS 1892; F E S Roe 1967; A E Truckell 1966


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