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Trestle Cairn,cairn

A Scheduled Monument in Kelso and District, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.4384 / 55°26'18"N

Longitude: -2.3939 / 2°23'37"W

OS Eastings: 375178

OS Northings: 616130

OS Grid: NT751161

Mapcode National: GBR C5QK.J9

Mapcode Global: WH8YS.6KBP

Entry Name: Trestle Cairn,cairn

Scheduled Date: 8 December 1961

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2164

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Oxnam

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Kelso and District

Traditional County: Roxburghshire


1880. Free-standing granite drinking basin comprised of pointed-arch niche with roll-moulded arch and string course, inscribed frieze and scrolled ornament at apex, sheltering ogival basin with rope-moulding to rim.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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