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Snawdon,fort 600m WSW of

A Scheduled Monument in Haddington and Lammermuir, East Lothian

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Latitude: 55.8994 / 55°53'57"N

Longitude: -2.6779 / 2°40'40"W

OS Eastings: 357709

OS Northings: 667573

OS Grid: NT577675

Mapcode National: GBR 90R7.12

Mapcode Global: WH7V5.VZ0B

Entry Name: Snawdon,fort 600m WSW of

Scheduled Date: 10 October 1994

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM6106

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: fort (includes hill and promontory fort)

Location: Garvald and Bara

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Traditional County: East Lothian


Dated 1910, William Constable. 2 terraces of single-

storey and attic cottages, each 2 bays. Red ashlar

with brick return and rear elevations. 2-leaf panelled

doors arranged in pairs. Bipartite windows at ground,

flank doors. 1 and 2-light gabled dormers. Windows with

plate-glass lower sashes, originally multi-pane upper.

Slate roofs, red ridge tiles.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance because of its potential to add to our understanding of prehistoric defensive settlement. The ditches may be expected to contain material relating to the construction and development of the defences while internal deposits may be expected to provide information on the organisation of domestic settlement within the fort.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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