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Awies, hut circle 420m WNW of

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

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Latitude: 54.9849 / 54°59'5"N

Longitude: -4.9544 / 4°57'15"W

OS Eastings: 211063

OS Northings: 569580

OS Grid: NX110695

Mapcode National: GBR GH4J.PCC

Mapcode Global: WH2RV.VYYW

Entry Name: Awies, hut circle 420m WNW of

Scheduled Date: 5 October 1999

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM7465

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: hut circle, roundhouse

Location: Inch

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Traditional County: Wigtownshire


The monument comprises a hut circle of prehistoric date, visible as turf-covered wall footings.

The monument lies in rough pasture at around 190m OD. It comprises a hut circle measuring about 8.6m in internal diameter. Its walls survive as a bank measuring about 1.8m thick by 0.2-0.3m in height. The entrance is on the ESE.

The area proposed for scheduling comprises the remains described and an area around them within which related material may be expected to be found. It is circular with a diameter of 35m, as marked in red on the accompanying map extract.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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