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Green Knowe,two ring enclosures & barrow 550m SSE of

A Scheduled Monument in Tweeddale West, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.7038 / 55°42'13"N

Longitude: -3.2874 / 3°17'14"W

OS Eastings: 319192

OS Northings: 646349

OS Grid: NT191463

Mapcode National: GBR 52HH.25

Mapcode Global: WH6TQ.GWSR

Entry Name: Green Knowe,two ring enclosures & barrow 550m SSE of

Scheduled Date: 19 October 1972

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2734

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: barrow

Location: Newlands

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Tweeddale West

Traditional County: Peeblesshire


Presumably to design of William Keir, circa 1870. Farmhouse

with contemporary and later steading ranges.

Farmhouse: S elevation: 2 storeys 3 bays, lower single bay wing

recessed at left. Rendered as ashlar, with ashlar margins and

dressings. Central round-headed and keystoned doorway, panelled

door with fanlight; 4-pane sashes; eaves/lintel band; corniced

end stacks; roofed with graded slates. Left wing extends N; small rectangular-plan, piended shed linked to NE angle.

Steading: rubble-built with ashlar dressings. Essentially 2

L-plan blocks around rectangular courtyard. Single storey block

(nearest SE) has slated roof ventilators.

Main range: mostly single storey with lofts contained below

eaves; N wing (includes barn) stepped down slope towards E, conical-roofed horsemill against N wall; W range (includes

haybarn) has series of wide rectangular openings to E and to W at

upper level, forestair at N gable. Detached haybarn to N,

workshop to W.

All roofs slated.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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