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CAIRN [Kirouchtree] Cairn
Robert Carmont.
W. McDill Esq.
035 [Situation] About 1/2 mile SE [South East] of the village of Minnigaff
This large Cairn is Situated on the right hand side of the road leading from Newton Stewart to Creetown, and near the Roman Camp.- it is thought by my informant to be a sepulchre, where the remains of the slain in a Battle which was fought near this place. The Country people attach no importance to it but look upon it merely as a heap of Stones gathered from the land.

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Parish of Minnigaff -- [Page] 49

About a quarter of a mile from Creebridge, on
the road to Dumfries. there is a large tumulus of Stones
which is Supposed, along with those that have been
opened to heve been erected over the remains of those who
fell in the battle fought by the Scots against the
Romans and the Picts which is related in Buchanan's History
Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account ] of Kirkcudbright 1845.
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