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Corsehope Rings,fort

A Scheduled Monument in Galashiels and District, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.7566 / 55°45'23"N

Longitude: -2.9694 / 2°58'9"W

OS Eastings: 339259

OS Northings: 651901

OS Grid: NT392519

Mapcode National: GBR 71PW.Y7

Mapcode Global: WH7VT.CK7R

Entry Name: Corsehope Rings,fort

Scheduled Date: 23 February 1924

Last Amended: 27 March 1962

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM1166

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Heriot

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Galashiels and District

Traditional County: Midlothian


Early 19th century. Terrace of houses. 2-storeys and attic, 2-bay houses shared pends to 1 and 3, 5 and 7. Rubble and margins, No 7 pebble-dashed, rusticated quoins to the angle of No 9. Door and 1 window in ground floor, some with fanlights, 2 windows in 1st floor, 2 dormers to each house except No 9. Mostly piended and canted. Nos 1,7 9, 12-pane sashes; No 3, 4-pane sashes. Slate roofs. 2-bays of No 2 Castle Street return into Castle Gardens, rusticated angle quoins.

1988 REVISION: Nos 7 and 9 only painted facades. No 5 sandwiched double glazing (circa 1987).

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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