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Blackbrough Hill,fort

A Scheduled Monument in Kelso and District, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.4529 / 55°27'10"N

Longitude: -2.3042 / 2°18'15"W

OS Eastings: 380856

OS Northings: 617714

OS Grid: NT808177

Mapcode National: GBR D5BD.Y3

Mapcode Global: WH8YT.K6ZK

Entry Name: Blackbrough Hill,fort

Scheduled Date: 8 December 1961

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2166

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Hownam

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Kelso and District

Traditional County: Roxburghshire


W F Crombie, as home and office for himself. Later 19th

century incorporating 18th century 2-storey 3-bay house at W;

remodelled circa 1980 incorporating outbuilding to S (latter

excluded from listing). L-plan; balustraded narrow 2-bay

elevation recessed from street, painted ashlar aedicular

doorpiece left, and bipartite; original house with end

stacks, rooflights over former architect's studio. Slated


Single square channelled red ashlar gatepiers with pedimented


Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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