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A Scheduled Monument in Selkirkshire, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.5689 / 55°34'8"N

Longitude: -2.8149 / 2°48'53"W

OS Eastings: 348708

OS Northings: 630885

OS Grid: NT487308

Mapcode National: GBR 84S1.CJ

Mapcode Global: WH7WV.Q9R4

Entry Name: Lindean,earthwork

Scheduled Date: 12 March 1963

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2295

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Galashiels

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Selkirkshire

Traditional County: Roxburghshire


Later 18th century. Square-plan doocot. Exposed rubble walls; squared quoins; plain, squared cornice.

N ELEVATION: central doorway. Rubble wall to right extends N from doocot and S from opposite barn; connecting gate is missing. Interspersed, square coping stones atop wall to form crenellations.

E ELEVATION: plain gable.

S ELEVATION: 2 doocot flight holes to left.

W ELEVATION: projecting stones form triangular section; rows of flight holes within.

Roof missing; partially clad with corrugated sheet.

INTERIOR: flagstone floor remains in part. Bricked up nesting boxes.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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