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Kirkburn

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    N/A
  • Canmore ID
    109975
  • Site type
    AXEHEAD (BRONZE)
  • Parish
    TRAQUAIR
  • Council
    PEEBLES-SHIRE
  • NGR
    NT 291 383
  • Latitude, longitude
    55.633072N, 3.127713W
  • Archeological notes
    NT23NE 48 c. 291 383 A bronze axe, or palstave, was found in this area some years before 1995, by metal-detector. It was found at a shallow depth in ploughsoil and was 4.5" long. Information from F Hunter (NMS), 7 December 1995.
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

Related material information

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 109975 (1995)
    Account of the finding of a palstave from Kirkburn near Peebles.

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Peebles-shire, Sheet XIII1856

1st edition 25-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Peebles, Sheet 013.121856
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Peebles, Sheet 013.121856