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Park Hill, fort

A Scheduled Monument in Annandale North, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 55.2626 / 55°15'45"N

Longitude: -3.4786 / 3°28'42"W

OS Eastings: 306136

OS Northings: 597489

OS Grid: NY061974

Mapcode National: GBR 474L.P9

Mapcode Global: WH5VM.JZRH

Entry Name: Park Hill, fort

Scheduled Date: 20 January 2003

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM10544

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: fort (includes hill and promontory fort)

Location: Kirkpatrick-Juxta

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale North

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire


William Burn, architect, circa 1830. Picturesque

single-storey cottage with outbuildings to north east.

Cottage: roughly L-plan, with gables, complex roof plan and

deeply projecting eaves; pink ashlar; south elevation:

shallow advanced 2-bay gable right, roof at left is

shallow-pitched and swept over canted bay to form verandah,

latter on cast-iron columns; door deeply recessed at left

(also below verandah). Small-paned sash windows; projecting

chimney breast on west gable with stack removed; axial stack

with 2 (? rebuilt) diamond flues. Modern addition in

re-entrant angle. Outbuildings: rectangular plan, south west

angle linked with cottage. Single storey, with

segmental-arched cartshed at basement level on long east

wall, 4 slit ventilators above; 3 doorways (one enlarged) to

west elevation. Piended roof.

All roofed with graded slates.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



Copies of original plans (dated 1830) in NMRS ("Holestone

Bank Cottage")

S.R.O. GD244/508/1/3

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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