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Glenbreck,platform settlements 1100m south west of

A Scheduled Monument in Tweeddale West, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4706 / 55°28'14"N

Longitude: -3.4971 / 3°29'49"W

OS Eastings: 305457

OS Northings: 620661

OS Grid: NT054206

Mapcode National: GBR 4505.PR

Mapcode Global: WH5TN.7RZJ

Entry Name: Glenbreck,platform settlements 1100m SW of

Scheduled Date: 6 October 1970

Last Amended: 4 May 1994

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2981

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: platform settlement

Location: Tweedsmuir

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Tweeddale West

Traditional County: Peeblesshire

Description

The monument comprises five well-preserved hut-platforms which are situated in a line on the S foot of Peddrie Dod. At least one small cairn survives to the S of the group.

The area to be scheduled is irregular on plan and measures up to 210m from NNE to SSW by up to 80m transversely, to include the hut-platforms and an area around in which associated remains may survive, as marked in red on the attached map extract.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance because of its potential to provide information about later prehistoric settlement, society and economy.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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RCAHMS record the site as NT02SE 29.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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