Lochgate

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Site Type ENCLOSURE
Canmore ID 75914
Site Number NS63NW 38
NGR NS 623 371
Council EAST AYRSHIRE
Parish GALSTON
Former Region STRATHCLYDE
Former District KILMARNOCK AND LOUDOUN
Former County AYRSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Archaeological Notes

NS63NW 38 623 371

A turf banked circular enclosure lies on a small promontory on the S side of the drained Loch Gate. It is approximately 9m in diameter. The turf bank is 0.7m high and 1m wide. There is no clear entrance, but the enclosure has been partly destroyed by forestry ditching.
A Johnstone 1991.

 
Books and References

Johnstone, A (1991) 'Lochgate Farm (Galston parish): turf banked circular enclosure', Discovery Excav Scot
Page(s): 60

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