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Cairnholy Cairn


<b>Cairnholy Cairn</b>Posted by spencerImage © Mike Purslow
Nearest Town:Gatehouse Of Fleet (9km ENE)
OS Ref (GB):   NX5198354134 / Sheet: 83
Latitude:54° 51' 35.5" N
Longitude:   4° 18' 22.71" W

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<b>Cairnholy Cairn</b>Posted by spencer


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Visible from Cairnholy 2 - across the field to the north east. Large(ish) grass covered mound.

Canmore state:
The cairn sands on a terrace above the west bank of the Kirkdale burn, 140m ENE of Cairnholy Farm. It measures 145m in diameter and 1.7m in height. The centre has been dug into and its sides clipped by ploughing. 1994
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31st July 2015ce