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Auchencairn, cairn 500m NNE of

A Scheduled Monument in Mid and Upper Nithsdale, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.203 / 55°12'10"N

Longitude: -3.6921 / 3°41'31"W

OS Eastings: 292408

OS Northings: 591167

OS Grid: NX924911

Mapcode National: GBR 28N8.GP

Mapcode Global: WH5VX.8H44

Entry Name: Auchencairn, cairn 500m NNE of

Scheduled Date: 20 January 2003

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM10540

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Closeburn

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

Description

Originally: Georgian, harled 2/3-storey in fall of ground

with 4-storey 3/8 bay to S. Mid Victorian period, 4 circular

corner towers added; south addition 2 corner towers taken

down and rebuilt at corners of addition, general remodelling

in super baronial manner with detail of Burnet and Campbell

school, Gillespie and Scott (of St. Andrews) archts.,

c.1930.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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