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Dumfries, Queen Street

Axe Hammer

Site Name Dumfries, Queen Street

Classification Axe Hammer

Alternative Name(s) Crichton Royal Rubbish Dump

Canmore ID 65602

Site Number NX97NE 68

NGR NX 976 759

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NX97NE 68 976 759.

NX 976 759. A large heavy perforated axe-hammer of Early Bronze Age type was found on the Crichton Royal rubbish dump in a load of material from a garden rockery in Queen Street. It is now in Dumfries Museum (Acc No: 1968-152).

Dumfries Museum 1968


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