NX8595 : Penpont Cairn

near to Burnhead, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Penpont Cairn
Penpont Cairn
Standing prominently on a small hill outside his home village of Penpont, this deceptively simple yet powerful large sandstone egg standing in the middle of a cattle pasture was designed by local sculptor Andy Goldsworthy to mark the start of the new millennium.
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Sunday, 21 March, 2004   (more nearby)
Monday, 27 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Grassland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 857 951 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:14.2092N 3:47.9407W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NX 857 951
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Millennium Cairn 

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