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Knowe Kniffling,fort

A Scheduled Monument in Tweeddale West, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.5842 / 55°35'3"N

Longitude: -3.4583 / 3°27'29"W

OS Eastings: 308173

OS Northings: 633248

OS Grid: NT081332

Mapcode National: GBR 439W.21

Mapcode Global: WH5T2.VWCY

Entry Name: Knowe Kniffling,fort

Scheduled Date: 18 November 1968

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2740

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Broughton, Glenholm and Kilbucho

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Tweeddale West

Traditional County: Peeblesshire


Robert Stevenson, 1818. Circular stone tower, harled and painted. Windows on 4 levels facing seawards, doorway on N side. Tower tapers to gallery on cast-iron ring, balustrade, lantern in octagonal housing with ogee roof and ball finial. 8-pane timber sash and case windows on upper 3 levels.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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