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Dumfries, High Street

Pot (Copper)

Site Name Dumfries, High Street

Classification Pot (Copper)

Canmore ID 65542

Site Number NX97NE 19

NGR NX 9725 7604

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NX97NE 19 9725 7604.

A fine copper pot was found when excavations were made at Maxwell's shop, High Street, Dumfries. It stands on three legs, each an inch in height, 10 1/2 inches to the rim, the diameter of the latter is 10 1/2 inches, the sides swelling to 12 inches. It has two right-angle shaped handles from rim to side, and has been patched, the rivets being still visible on the inside.

Trans Dumfriesshire Galloway Natur Hist Antiq Soc 1915

NX 9725 7604. Sited to Binns Store, High Street, by A E Truckell.

Visited by OS (JLD) 8 December 1960

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