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Stennieswaterfoot,settlement 625m NNE of

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

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Latitude: 55.229 / 55°13'44"N

Longitude: -3.106 / 3°6'21"W

OS Eastings: 329753

OS Northings: 593306

OS Grid: NY297933

Mapcode National: GBR 67RZ.CC

Mapcode Global: WH6X4.8T6S

Entry Name: Stennieswaterfoot,settlement 625m NNE of

Scheduled Date: 13 June 1986

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4383

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Secular: settlement, including deserted, depopulated and townships

Location: Westerkirk

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale East and Eskdale

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire


The monument is a farmstead of the late Medieval period contained within an enclosure 20.5m E-W by 15.5m transversely. The bank is 2.2m thick and 0.2m high at the N side, where best preserved. Within the enclosure are the remains of three rectangular buildings, erected on platforms formed by digging a scoop into the hillside and dumping the spoil as an apron in front.

The first building measures 12.5m E-W by 5.5m transversely. The second measures 9.7m E-W by 4.7m transversely. The third measures 9.4m E-W by 6.3m transversely. There are associated banks to N and SE. An area a maximum of 60m N-S by 70m transversely bounded on the W by a fence and on the S by a dyke is proposed for scheduling.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance to the theme of pre-improvement rural settlement. Study of the site in conjuntion with other broadly similar sites nearby would be of national importance to the theme of pre-improvement rural economy. The monument has good field characteristics.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



RCAHMS records the site as NY29SE 58.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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