Saint Medan’s Cave, Kirkmaiden, Dumfries and Galloway


NGR: NX 1437 3159

NMR: NX13SW 10

Canmore: 61044

Excavation: 1870; H. Maxwell, 1885.

Curation: ?

Burials: MNI: 1+

Finds: Flints, worked antler, animal bone.

Date: Unknown (5)

14C: -

Bibliography:

Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (1912) Fourth Report and Inventory of Monuments and Constructions in Galloway, I, County of Wigtown. RCAHMS, Edinburgh.

Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (1985) The Archaeological Sites and Monuments of West Rhins, Wigtown District, Dumfires and Galloway Region. RCAHMS, Edinburgh.

Trotter, R. & Maxwell, H.E. (1886) Notice of the excavation of St Medan’s Cave and Chapel, Kirkmaiden, Wigtownshire. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 20: 76-86.

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