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Blackhill,barrow 80m west of, Crossford

A Scheduled Monument in Clydesdale South, South Lanarkshire

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Latitude: 55.6757 / 55°40'32"N

Longitude: -3.8655 / 3°51'55"W

OS Eastings: 282781

OS Northings: 644044

OS Grid: NS827440

Mapcode National: GBR 12FT.X7

Mapcode Global: WH4RC.LLHS

Entry Name: Blackhill,barrow 80m W of, Crossford

Scheduled Date: 6 July 1988

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4529

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: barrow

Location: Lesmahagow

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Clydesdale South

Traditional County: Lanarkshire


The monument consists of an earthen burial mound, or barrow, 26m in diameter and 1.7m high. The area to be scheduled is circular, 40m in diameter, concentric with the barrow, as delineated in red on the attached plan.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance as a good example of a substantial circular barrow, the archaeological nature of which has been demonstrated by limited antiquarian trenching.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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