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Cairn(S) (Period Unassigned), Ring Enclosure(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Twiglees

Classification Cairn(S) (Period Unassigned), Ring Enclosure(S) (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Sow Rig

Canmore ID 67380

Site Number NY29SW 14

NGR NY 224 940

NGR Description NY c. 224 940

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NY29SW 14 c. 224 940.

Mr John Forsyth, Twiglees, Eskdalemuir, located several hut-circles and two cairns and plotted these on the 6" Ordnance map sheets. (Twiglees: NY 2246 9403).

A E Truckell 1956

No further information.

Visited by OS (DWR) 28 October 1973

According to Mr Truckell these hut circles were situated in two groups just below the summit of Sow Rig to the north of the Boreland-Eskdalemuir road and were visible from the roadside. They were discovered during draining operations prior to afforestation and are now covered by fir plantation. The exact position of Sow Rig is not known.

Visited by OS (BS) 18 October 1978.

Listed as 'cairns'.

RCAHMS 1997.


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