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Herrits Dyke,linear earthwork 2400m north of Greenlaw,Greenlaw Moor

A Scheduled Monument in Mid Berwickshire, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.7285 / 55°43'42"N

Longitude: -2.4648 / 2°27'53"W

OS Eastings: 370904

OS Northings: 648440

OS Grid: NT709484

Mapcode National: GBR C276.5B

Mapcode Global: WH8XD.38KT

Entry Name: Herrits Dyke,linear earthwork 2400m N of Greenlaw,Greenlaw Moor

Scheduled Date: 28 September 1937

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM371

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: linear earthwork

Location: Greenlaw

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Mid Berwickshire

Traditional County: Berwickshire


Duncan MacMillan, dated 1897. 2-storey, 3-bay police

station and house with irregular 3-bay return elevation to

Hill Street. Grey granite rubble, substantial use of

contrasting bullfaced dressings. Centre door to symmetrical

York Street elevation (house) with flanking bipartites. Large

gabled dormers with skewputts, attenuated finials and

bipartites. Hill Street entrance (police station) flanked by

narrow windows; gabled upper storey and single gabled dormer

similar to frontage but narrower. 3- and 6-pane glazing. Flat

skews exaggerated scroll skewputts; bullfaced ridge and

wallhead coped stacks; slate roof with tiled ridge.

REAR WALLS: rubble walls enclose rear yard with entrance

flanked by square bullfaced ashlar gatepiers with shallow

scroll decoration.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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