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Gibb's Corse, Martyr's Stone

Commemorative Monument (Period Unassigned), Stone (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Gibb's Corse, Martyr's Stone

Classification Commemorative Monument (Period Unassigned), Stone (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 66415

Site Number NY09SW 1

NGR NY 0028 9325

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NY09SW 1 0028 9325.

(NY 0028 9325) Gibb's Corse (NR)

(Martyr's Stone).

OS 6" map, (1957)

This stone is said to commemorate the death of a martyr named Gilbert who was killed on this spot at the time of the persecution.

Name Book 1857

This stone could not be found in dense afforestation nor was it located prior to forestry ploughing (information from Head Forester, Forest of Ae, Ae)

Visited by OS (T R G) 1 September 1977.


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