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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 657
 Date Entered 09/12/2012
 Updated on 09/12/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Rock Art
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Not known
 Record Date 01/01/2005
 Location High Banks Farm. 3km SE of Kirkcudbright
 Civil Parish Not known
 Brit. National Grid 
 Altitude 115m
 Geology Greywacke outcrop.
 Record Name High Banks Farm.Galloway. The main rock art site.
 Record Description This panel of rock art is perhaps one of the best known in Galloway and on point of concept, one of the most spectacular in Britain. This site is an example of the rock art sites which can be looked for and visited throughout the hard rock areas of Britain.
 Dimensions See photographs
 Additional Notes References: Ronald Morris,1979. 'The Prehistoric rock Art of Galloway and the Isle of Man'. Blandford Press. Richard Bradley, 1997. 'Rock Art and the Prehistory of Atlantic Europe'. Routledge.
 Image 1 ID 3833         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description This is the largest of a number of panels of rock carvings at High Banks Farm, Kirkcubright. Other panels are protected under turf.
 Image 2 ID 3834         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description A second panel showing the variation of designs here.
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