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Cairn Avel,cairn 800m south of Carsphairn

A Scheduled Monument in Dee and Glenkens, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 55.2053 / 55°12'19"N

Longitude: -4.2653 / 4°15'55"W

OS Eastings: 255938

OS Northings: 592457

OS Grid: NX559924

Mapcode National: GBR 4R.G28K

Mapcode Global: WH3SC.GF4D

Entry Name: Cairn Avel,cairn 800m S of Carsphairn

Scheduled Date: 28 February 1927

Last Amended: 17 June 1963

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM1006

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Carsphairn

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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