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Morebattle Hill,fort

A Scheduled Monument in Kelso and District, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.5082 / 55°30'29"N

Longitude: -2.3644 / 2°21'51"W

OS Eastings: 377082

OS Northings: 623889

OS Grid: NT770238

Mapcode National: GBR C4XR.X8

Mapcode Global: WH8YD.NT96

Entry Name: Morebattle Hill,fort

Scheduled Date: 28 April 1960

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM1701

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Morebattle

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Kelso and District

Traditional County: Roxburghshire


Possibly W L Carruthers, circa 1900. Gothic lodge. Stugged

snecked rubble, tooled ashlar dressings. Single storey and

dormerless attic cruciform plan; symmetrical 3-bay S front

with centre projecting crowstepped gable with hoodmoulded

door with traceried fanlight; double-leafed Gothic panelled

doors; trefoil light above. S and gable windows hoodmoulded

with Y-tracery; small pointed-headed attic windows in E and

W gables; lattice glazing in upper lights; crowsteps; cross

at each gable apex; 3 centrally placed diamond flues; local

slate roof; stone ridge.

Wing to rear.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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