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Mid Gleniron,hut circle 650m north of

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

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Latitude: 54.9187 / 54°55'7"N

Longitude: -4.8287 / 4°49'43"W

OS Eastings: 218803

OS Northings: 561883

OS Grid: NX188618

Mapcode National: GBR GHGQ.0XX

Mapcode Global: WH2S9.SMTM

Entry Name: Mid Gleniron,hut circle 650m N of

Scheduled Date: 13 March 1991

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4984

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: hut circle, roundhouse

Location: New Luce

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Traditional County: Wigtownshire


This hut circle is situated on the W side of Gleniron Fell 350m WSW

of Mirren's Croft and 120m ENE of the march dyke with Galdenoch. It

is 9.3m by 8m and 0.5m high. Parts of both wall faces are visible including, on the W, a portion of inner face standing two courses

high. The entrance is on the S. In the immediate vicinity there is a scatter of small cairns and at least one stony bank. There are the remains of an old ree 50m to the WNW and a burnt mound lies on the E side of a small burn 30m to the SE. This is crescentic with its open side facing the burn and measures 6.5m by 3.6m by 0.4m high.

The proposed scheduling area includes all of these monuments

extending 120m NS and 120m EW centred on the hut circle.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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