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Caves of Kilhern,chambered cairn 450m south east of Dranigower Lodge

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

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Latitude: 54.9418 / 54°56'30"N

Longitude: -4.8141 / 4°48'50"W

OS Eastings: 219841

OS Northings: 564413

OS Grid: NX198644

Mapcode National: GBR 42.ZV2Q

Mapcode Global: WH2SB.01VX

Entry Name: Caves of Kilhern,chambered cairn 450m SE of Dranigower Lodge

Scheduled Date: 12 January 1938

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM1928

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: chambered cairn

Location: New Luce

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Traditional County: Wigtownshire


Early 19th century, remodelled at 1st floor mid 19th century. 3-storey, 3-bay shop, with modern fittings at ground floor. Painted ashlar. Band course dividing ground and 1st floor; corniced band course dividing 1st and 2nd floors; cornice; blocking course. Round-arched, keyblocked windows at 1st floor; banded rustication below springing line; architraved windows at 2nd floor.

NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central entrance to shop at ground floor; 2-leaf glazed timber door; letterbox fanlight; flanking shop windows; regular fenestration at 1st and 2nd floors.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows to upper storeys. Grey slate roof; stone skews; coped brick stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1998.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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