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Burnswark

Quarry(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Burnswark

Classification Quarry(S) (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Burnswark Hill

Canmore ID 89302

Site Number NY17NE 2.14

NGR NY 1843 7876

NGR Description From NY 1843 7876 to NY 1849 7883

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NY17NE 2.14 1843 7876 to 1849 7883

A series of quarry-pits is strung out along the 250m contour on the NW flank of Burnswark Hill. They are unlikely to be contemporary with the construction of the fort (NY17NE 2.02) on the summit above, but they may be associated with the subrectangular platform (NY17NE 2.10) that is situated on the slope below.

Visited by RCAHMS (JRS), 29 March 1994.

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