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Mid Gleniron,farmstead and field system 1050m NNW of

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

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Latitude: 54.9213 / 54°55'16"N

Longitude: -4.8322 / 4°49'55"W

OS Eastings: 218591

OS Northings: 562188

OS Grid: NX185621

Mapcode National: GBR GHFP.Z6V

Mapcode Global: WH2S9.RK4L

Entry Name: Mid Gleniron,farmstead and field system 1050m NNW of

Scheduled Date: 13 March 1991

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4990

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Secular: farmstead

Location: New Luce

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Traditional County: Wigtownshire


The farmstead of Bessie's Fey lies on unimproved pasture to the S and

W of craigs on the W side of Gleniron Fell 30m WNW of the march dyke between Mid Gleniron and Galdenoch farms. There are the remains of

two rectangular buildings, an enclosure. There is a second enclosure

50m to the NNE and 140m to the S there is a kiln. There are extensive traces of rig and furrow cultivation around the building.

The proposed scheduled area is a rectangle with its S corner at the change of angle of the march dyke between Mid Gleniron and Galdenoch.

It measures 250m SSE by 100m ENE and contains the whole of the

immediate area of the farmstead including all the visible monuments.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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