Site Type CLEARANCE CAIRN(S), ENCLOSURE(S), SHIELING HUT(S)
Canmore ID 62443
Site Number NX26SW 9
NGR NX 205 623
Council DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY
Parish NEW LUCE
Former Region DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY
Former District WIGTOWN
Former County WIGTOWNSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
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|Notes and Activities|
NX26SW 9 205 623.
(NX 2050 6230 and NX 2049 6228) Rings (NR)
OS 6" map (1909)
(A: NX 2053 6216 B: NX 2055 6220) Cairn Circles (NR)
OS 6" map (1957)
Two banked enclosures measuring 12' by 7' internally and resembling the shieling bothies of Sutherland. 'A' is an elliptical enclosure 35' by 16' within a low bank, some 4' wide, outlined by boulders. 'B' is similar to 'A'.
RCAHMS 1912, visited 1911
Two fairly recent enclosures, 'A' and 'B', to the SE of an unnamed burn, and two rectangular shielings, 4.5m by 2.3m to the NW of the burn together with a number of contemporary field clearance heaps. There are no 'cairn circles' or 'rings' to be seen.
Visited by OS (BS) 14 May 1976
Wilson, noting three 'rings' at Klasherne, is presumably referring to this site and/or NX26SW 7.
G Wilson 1885
|Books and References|
RCAHMS (1912) The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Fourth report and inventory of monuments and constructions in Galloway, 1, county of Wigtown, Edinburgh
Page(s): 91, No.249 Held at RCAHMS A.1.1.INV(4).R
Wilson, G (1885c) 'Description of ancient forts, etc., in Wigtownshire', Archaeol Hist Collect Ayrshire Galloway, vol.5