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Axehead (Stone), Mould (Stone)

Site Name Loophill

Classification Axehead (Stone), Mould (Stone)

Alternative Name(s) Loophill, Canonbie

Canmore ID 67529

Site Number NY37NE 8

NGR NY 370 776

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NY37NE 8 c. 370 776.

A Bronze Age stone mould for a chisel and perhaps a small mirror, from Loophill (NY 370 776), found before 1931 was presented to Dumfries Museum by Capt. J G Milne Home 10 March 1950, together with a stone axe and pieces of Roman flue-tile from the Canonbie area.

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1931; Trans Dumfriesshire Galloway Natur Hist Antiq Soc 1951

Capt. Milne Home was unable to give any further information. Finds still in Dumfries Museum.

Visited by OS (RD) 18 December 1970.


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