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Harehope,cairn 1510m ESE of

A Scheduled Monument in Tweeddale West, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.6787 / 55°40'43"N

Longitude: -3.2517 / 3°15'6"W

OS Eastings: 321382

OS Northings: 643508

OS Grid: NT213435

Mapcode National: GBR 52QS.S5

Mapcode Global: WH6TY.0JTJ

Entry Name: Harehope,cairn 1510m ESE of

Scheduled Date: 1 October 1970

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2912

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: cairn (type uncertain)

Location: Eddleston

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Tweeddale West

Traditional County: Peeblesshire


Late 18th-early 19th century square walled burial ground;

good quality squared tooled rubble with cherry cocking and

tooled ashlar cope. Pair square tooled ashlar gate piers

with moulded cornice and shaped pyramidal caps, formerly

supporting ball finials. Good 18th and 19th century tomb

stones. Early 19th century rectangular watchhouse built into

NW angle. Rubble, tooled ashlar dressings. Entrance in E

elevation, 2 small vents, in E and S walls; end stacks;

slate roof.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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