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Cairnharrow

Burial Cairn (Prehistoric)

Site Name Cairnharrow

Classification Burial Cairn (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 90588

Site Number NX55NW 49

NGR NX 5333 5610

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Kirkmabreck
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Wigtown
  • Former County Kirkcudbrightshire

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Field Visit (22 February 1994)

NX55NW 49 5333 5610

There is a cairn on the summit of Cairnharrow, a hill which rises to a height of 456m OD. The cairn is sub-circular, measuring approximately 12m in diameter, and stands 1.3m high. No kerb is visible and the edge is indistinct on the N arc, where some material has spread downhill. It is grass-covered, with a flat top on which a modern marker cairn has been erected.

(Cree94 83)

Visited by RCAHMS (SDB) 22 February 1994

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