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McCulloch's Castle,fort,Arbigland

A Scheduled Monument in Abbey, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.9038 / 54°54'13"N

Longitude: -3.567 / 3°34'1"W

OS Eastings: 299621

OS Northings: 557689

OS Grid: NX996576

Mapcode National: GBR 3CJQ.KX

Mapcode Global: WH5XJ.50PH

Entry Name: McCulloch's Castle,fort,Arbigland

Scheduled Date: 17 February 1938

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM1083

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Kirkbean

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Abbey

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire


18th (?) century. Traditional. 1-storey. Rubble; Slate roof.

Small splayed slit-window on E. side. Large brick doorway

(recent) on W. side. Interior gutted.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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