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East Kirkcarswell,fort

A Scheduled Monument in Dee and Glenkens, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.8268 / 54°49'36"N

Longitude: -3.9437 / 3°56'37"W

OS Eastings: 275232

OS Northings: 549722

OS Grid: NX752497

Mapcode National: GBR 0DXM.0J

Mapcode Global: WH4WD.DY93

Entry Name: East Kirkcarswell,fort

Scheduled Date: 1 October 1937

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM1071

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Rerrick

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire


Late 18th century, single storey and attic, 3-bay cottage. Harled,

painted ashlar or rendered margins. Centre entrance with double-leaf panelled door; 4-pane glazing in flanking timber sash and case windows. Very small loft window in S gable.

REAR: back of house abuts Old St Mary's burial ground; 3 windows with 4-pane glazing; substantial slate hung box dormer.

Stumpy scroll skewputt; single corniced end stack; slate roof.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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