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Kells

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Kells

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 65404

Site Number NX95NW 7

NGR NX 9407 5709

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NX95NW 7 9407 5709.

There is a probable standing stone on the slope below Kells and some 200 yards east of the east lodge of Southwick House. It is granite, and tapers to a height of 5ft. 3 ins. from a basal circumference of 9ft. It is somewhat boat-shaped in section with its flat faces looking east and west.

RCAHMS 1914, visited 1911.

This stone is at NX 9407 5709. A growing crop of oats prevents a close examination.

Visited by OS (JTT) 12 August 1965

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