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Cademuir, earthwork 360m south east of

A Scheduled Monument in Tweeddale East, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.614 / 55°36'50"N

Longitude: -3.2359 / 3°14'9"W

OS Eastings: 322253

OS Northings: 636293

OS Grid: NT222362

Mapcode National: GBR 53VJ.7C

Mapcode Global: WH6VB.85C2

Entry Name: Cademuir, earthwork 360m SE of

Scheduled Date: 30 October 1970

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2992

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: enclosure (domestic or defensive)

Location: Manor

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Tweeddale East

Traditional County: Peeblesshire


George Smith, around 1845. Astylar Italianate terrace stepped up slope. 3-storeys over basement; polished ashlar, channelled at ground; partly stonecleaned. Steps oversailing basement to doorpieces with pilastered reveals and fanlight. All upper windows architraved; corniced at 1st floor. Sash windows; plate-glass or 12-pane glazing. Band course over ground; string courses at 1st and 2nd floor cills. Eaves cornice, blocking course. Axial stacks, slate roofs. Cast iron railings to basement and steps.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



Gomme, A. and Walker, D. M. (1968) The Architecture of Glasgow. London: Lund Humphries. p. 292.

Ordnance Survey (surveyed 1858, published 1865) Large scale town plan, Glasgow. 25 inches to the mile. 1st Edition. London: Ordnance Survey.

Williamson, E., Riches, A. and Higgs, M. (1990) The Buildings of Scotland: Glasgow. London: Penguin Books. p. 287.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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