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Kirkbean Burn

Core, Scraper (Tool), Vessel

Site Name Kirkbean Burn

Classification Core, Scraper (Tool), Vessel

Canmore ID 65479

Site Number NX96SE 12

NGR NX 985 603

NGR Description NX 985 603 and NX 985 602

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NX96SE 12 985 603 and 985 602.

A waterworn white patinated discoidal flint scraper, a patinated flint core, and a fragment of a 15th century vessel, all found at NX 985 603, near the mouth of Kirkbean Burn, are in Dumfries Museum.

Also in Dumfries Museum is a large mesolithic core scraper, found at NX 985 602.

A E Truckell 1976


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