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Gillfoot

Microlith(S), Unidentified Flint(S) (Flint)

Site Name Gillfoot

Classification Microlith(S), Unidentified Flint(S) (Flint)

Alternative Name(s) Powillimount

Canmore ID 65366

Site Number NX95NE 37

NGR NX 979 560

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Kirkbean
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Nithsdale
  • Former County Kirkcudbrightshire

Archaeology Notes

NX95NE 37 979 560

'A sandy field on top of the erosion scarp by the post-glacial high sea yielded some patinated flints with a surprisingly high proportion of microliths. In Dumfries Museum.'

W F Cormack 1965

Mesolithic flints from this site donated to RMS (NMAS) by W F Cormack.

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1979.

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