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Corncockle Moss

Crannog (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Corncockle Moss

Classification Crannog (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 97540

Site Number NY08NE 51

NGR NY 085 865

NGR Description NY c. 085 865

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NY08NE 51 c. 085 865

(Location cited as NY 085 865: reference to excavation in 1863 by Sir William Jardine). Crannog of log pavement type measuring 150ft (45.7m) by over 30ft (9.1m); brushwood, layer of ferns, moss and/or peat, stones and hearth(s) noted.

G E Oakley 1973.

Listed as possible crannog in survey of crannogs in the SW Scotland.

NMRS, MS/863/1; J W Barber and B A Crone 1993.

Listed as crannog.

RCAHMS 1997.

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