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Burrance

Cinerary Urn

Site Name Burrance

Classification Cinerary Urn

Canmore ID 66241

Site Number NY08NE 8

NGR NY 090 858

NGR Description NY c. 090 858

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Lochmaben
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Annandale And Eskdale
  • Former County Dumfries-shire

Archaeology Notes

NY08NE 8 c. 090 858.

An urn, ornamented round the top, and containing human remains, was turned up from about 6in. below the surface, in a field on Burrance Farm in 1871. It fell to pieces on being moved.

The Antiquary 1871

There is no local knowledge of this discovery and no evidence of a burial mound in the vicinity of Burrance Farm.

Visited by OS (JP) 4 October 1972.

Listed as 'burial'.

RCAHMS 1997.

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