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Carscreugh Croft,cairn 800m SSE of

A Scheduled Monument in Mid Galloway and Wigtown West, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.9172 / 54°55'2"N

Longitude: -4.7657 / 4°45'56"W

OS Eastings: 222836

OS Northings: 561562

OS Grid: NX228615

Mapcode National: GBR GHLQ.5T5

Mapcode Global: WH2SB.RNTQ

Entry Name: Carscreugh Croft,cairn 800m SSE of

Scheduled Date: 5 November 1962

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2257

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Old Luce

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of prehistoric burial, religion and ritual. The probable survival of undisturbed deposits within the body of the cairn further enhances it importance.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



The cairn is recorded by RCAHMS as NX26SW4.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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