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Galdenoch,farmstead 950m ENE of

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

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Latitude: 54.9189 / 54°55'7"N

Longitude: -4.8325 / 4°49'56"W

OS Eastings: 218562

OS Northings: 561913

OS Grid: NX185619

Mapcode National: GBR GHFQ.55S

Mapcode Global: WH2S9.RM0H

Entry Name: Galdenoch,farmstead 950m ENE of

Scheduled Date: 22 March 1991

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM5056

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 110m W of the march dyke between Galdenoch and Mid Gleniron Farms on rough pasture amongst small craigs. There are the remains of two rectangular buildings (about 12m by 4m) set end to end with another building 50m to the NNE. The farmstead is surrounded

by extensive evidence of rig and furrow cultivation.

The area to be scheduled is a rectangle 100m EW and 150m NS

with its SW corner at NX1850 6180, as marked in red on the

accompanying map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

This monument is of national importance as one of a group of pre-improvement farms which, taken together, have the capacity, through surface and excavation study, 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 49.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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