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High Banks

Cup and Ring Marks / Rock Art


Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

Here are some nineteenth century journal articles about the carvings (online at Archway). They include lots of lovely illustrations.

Notices of Rock-Sculpturings of Cups and Circles in Kirkcudbrightshire. George Hamilton. v21 (1886-7)

Notice of additional groups of carvings of cups and circles on rock surfaces at High Banks, Kirkcudbrightshire. George Hamilton. v23 (1888-9).

A little on p81/2
Coles, Fred R. A Record of the Cup-and Ring-Markings in the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.
vol 29 1894-5.

And this is about some cairns that were excavated not far away, 'Notice of the Excavation of two Cairns containing cists and Urns at Woodfield, on the Farm of Highbanks, Parish of Kirkcudbright. ' Another by George Hamilton, in v25 (1890-91).
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
15th June 2007ce

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