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Castle Hill,earthwork,Symington

A Scheduled Monument in Clydesdale East, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.5937 / 55°35'37"N

Longitude: -3.5991 / 3°35'56"W

OS Eastings: 299326

OS Northings: 634496

OS Grid: NS993344

Mapcode National: GBR 339R.MN

Mapcode Global: WH5T0.PNCP

Entry Name: Castle Hill,earthwork,Symington

Scheduled Date: 1 October 1970

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2764

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Symington (S Lanarkshire)

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Clydesdale East

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Description

17th century (?); 19th century alterations. High, random rubble, former vennel wall standing along W side of Port Street (approximately 84 metres long); incorporating former window and door openings (blocked) leading to former rigs; boulders protruding from base. Coped to W in later 19th century forming N boundary wall for The Priory (29 Townhall Street).

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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