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Galdenoch,farmstead 1050m east of

A Scheduled Monument in Mid Galloway and Wigtown West, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.9201 / 54°55'12"N

Longitude: -4.8354 / 4°50'7"W

OS Eastings: 218383

OS Northings: 562055

OS Grid: NX183620

Mapcode National: GBR GHFP.XJH

Mapcode Global: WH2S9.PLNK

Entry Name: Galdenoch,farmstead 1050m E of

Scheduled Date: 13 March 1991

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4981

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Secular: farmstead

Location: New Luce

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Traditional County: Wigtownshire


This farmstead lies 900m ENE of Galdenoch. There are buildings on three sides of a yard the external dimensions coming to about 35m EW and 25m NS. A kiln barn (about 8m NS by 10m EW) lies 100m to the SE. Around the buildings there are also extensive signs of rig and furrow cultivation and stone dykes.

The area proposed for scheduling is rectangular, 100m to the N of the farmstead to 100m to the S of the kiln barn (ie 300m N-S) and 75m on either side of the farmstead (150m E-W), as marked in red on the accompanying map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

This monument is of national importance as part of a group of several pre-improvement farms which, taken together, have the capacity, through surface and excavation investigation, to enhance knowledge of land-use and management of the later Medieval and early Modern agricultural landscape.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



RCAHMS records the monument as NX 16 SE 68.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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