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Carthur Hill,fort,Boreland

A Scheduled Monument in Annandale North, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2336 / 55°14'0"N

Longitude: -3.2847 / 3°17'5"W

OS Eastings: 318393

OS Northings: 594017

OS Grid: NY183940

Mapcode National: GBR 57HX.NQ

Mapcode Global: WH6X1.JQ27

Entry Name: Carthur Hill,fort,Boreland

Scheduled Date: 7 April 1937

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM649

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Hutton and Corrie

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale North

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

Description

Mid 18th century. Small rubble with clay mortar lectern

dovecot; harled. Centre door in S front, crowstepped

gables, 2 gablets with 3 flight-holes each; renewed slate

roof.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Sources

Bibliography

R Douglas, DOVECOTES OF MORAY (1931) p. 40. Elizabeth

Beaton, THE DOOCOTS OF MORAY (1978), p. 19.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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