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Wildshaw Hill,cairn 500m WSW of summit

A Scheduled Monument in Clydesdale East, South Lanarkshire

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Latitude: 55.5377 / 55°32'15"N

Longitude: -3.7506 / 3°45'2"W

OS Eastings: 289620

OS Northings: 628503

OS Grid: NS896285

Mapcode National: GBR 247D.TP

Mapcode Global: WH5TB.C27J

Entry Name: Wildshaw Hill,cairn 500m WSW of summit

Scheduled Date: 31 March 1988

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4511

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: cairn (type uncertain)

Location: Wiston and Roberton

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Clydesdale East

Traditional County: Lanarkshire


The monument is a prehistoric burial cairn, 1m high and 10.7m in diameter, standing in open moorland. The cairn is grass-covered.

The area to be scheduled is circular, centred on the cairn and 30m in diameter, as delineated in red on the attached plan.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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