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Castle Ban,motte

A Scheduled Monument in Stranraer and the Rhins, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.9634 / 54°57'48"N

Longitude: -5.1789 / 5°10'43"W

OS Eastings: 196594

OS Northings: 567823

OS Grid: NW965678

Mapcode National: GBR FHLL.GJK

Mapcode Global: WH1QT.FH3T

Entry Name: Castle Ban,motte

Scheduled Date: 12 January 1938

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM1960

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Secular: motte

Location: Kirkcolm

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Stranraer and the Rhins

Traditional County: Wigtownshire


Roughly rectangular walled enclosure, containing tombstones

of 18th and 19th century date, including table tombs and a

stone in memoray of James Loudon Macadam.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


No Bibliography entries for this designation

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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