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Boreland Mote,motte

A Scheduled Monument in Dee and Glenkens, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.8422 / 54°50'31"N

Longitude: -4.1099 / 4°6'35"W

OS Eastings: 264608

OS Northings: 551751

OS Grid: NX646517

Mapcode National: GBR JH7X.653

Mapcode Global: WH4W9.VK37

Entry Name: Boreland Mote,motte

Scheduled Date: 21 July 1937

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM1112

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Secular: motte

Location: Borgue

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire


Probably H Binge and F Hawbest (see NOTES), probably 1938-39. Single storey largely rectangular plan flat-roofed brick former operations block now communications building with very small internal courtyard. Original concrete roof surmounted by later brick courses. Some multi-pane metal windows and cast iron rainwater goods.

Tall surrounding concrete wall with angled earth and turf bank. Concrete angled entrances to S and E.

INTERIOR: partially seen (2008). Internal courtyard with small document incinerator.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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