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Burntscarth Green Farm

Stone Circle (Neol/bronze Age)(Possible)

Site Name Burntscarth Green Farm

Classification Stone Circle (Neol/bronze Age)(Possible)

Canmore ID 65828

Site Number NX98SE 23

NGR NX 9898 8018

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NX98SE 23 9898 8018.

There is a circle about 30 paces in diameter on the south side of the road from Knowe Head cairn (NX98SE 17) to Locharbriggs, on the farm of the Green (occupied by Mr Mitchell).

T Johnston 1825-7

The farm of Green is Burntscarth Green farm (NX 9898 8018) known locally as the 'Green' (Mr Dent, Hillhouse, Locharbriggs). Most of its land, between the steading and the Knowehead-Locharbriggs road, is now covered by dwelling-houses. No trace of any circle was seen.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 24 June 1964


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