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Burnswark

Flanged Axehead (Bronze)

Site Name Burnswark

Classification Flanged Axehead (Bronze)

Alternative Name(s) Birrenswark Camp; Burnswark Hill

Canmore ID 72512

Site Number NY17NE 2.09

NGR NY 186 787

NGR Description NY c. 186 787

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NY17NE 2.09 c. 186 787

Not to be confused with NY17NE 27.

(Short-flanged axe of Cargill type). Birrenswark Camp. Single find. Flanged axe, smooth, green, bar-stop hammered up (?); length 163mm, butt 21mm, stop-height 3mm, cutting edge 60mm, weight 410gms. NMA (L 1933.2110).

P K Schmidt and C B Burgess 1981.

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