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Arkleton, farmstead 1700m south east of

A Scheduled Monument in Annandale East and Eskdale, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 55.2032 / 55°12'11"N

Longitude: -2.9543 / 2°57'15"W

OS Eastings: 339358

OS Northings: 590296

OS Grid: NY393902

Mapcode National: GBR 78T8.6M

Mapcode Global: WH7YJ.LHD0

Entry Name: Arkleton, farmstead 1700m SE of

Scheduled Date: 2 February 1988

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4462

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Secular: farmstead

Location: Ewes

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale East and Eskdale

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire


The monument is a farmstead of the period before the agricultural improvements, some 200 to 400 years old, comprising the remains of a rectangular building, measuring 11.5m x 5.3m overall adjacent to a small contemporary 50m (WNW-ESE) x 90m transversely is proposed for scheduling.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance as a well preserved farmstead associated with contemporary agricultural features, which has the potential to enhance our understanding of settlement and agriculture in the period before the agricultural revolution.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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