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Axe Hammer(S)

Site Name Dumfries

Classification Axe Hammer(S)

Canmore ID 65606

Site Number NX97NE 71

NGR NX 97 76

NGR Description NX c. 97 76

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 71 c. 97 76.

An axe-hammer from Dumfries (NX 9776) is in Carlisle Museum (Acc No: AII 203.R4). A second axe-hammer, also from Dumfries, is in Dumfries Museum (No Acc No), along with another two axe-hammers, 'from Dumfries district' (Acc Nos: 23/PSA/33 and 32/PSA/13).

F E S Roe 1967.

(DMF 17). This Class I axe-hammer is held in Carlisle Museum under accession number AII.230. It is provenanced as from 'Dumfries' and has been petrologically identified as greywacke.

(DMF 63) This Class I axe-hammer is held in Dumfries Museum under accession number DUMFM 1951/1 (and labelled 1950/62). It has been petrologically attributed to group XXVIIg (garnetiferous greywacke from the Southern uplands of Scotland).

T H McK Clough and W A Cummins 1988.


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