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Windy Edge

Chert Scatter (Prehistoric)

Site Name Windy Edge

Classification Chert Scatter (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Tinnisburn Forest

Canmore ID 93621

Site Number NY48SW 26

NGR NY 4326 8375

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

NY48SW 26 4326 8375

A total of thirty-eight pieces of grey chert, including several struck flakes, were found on the W side of a large pond in the forestry plantation on Windy Edge. Some were found in situ below about 0.3m of peat in the exposed section of a drain on the W side of the pond, and others in the up cast spoil.

Visited by RCAHMS (SH, ARW), April 1993.


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