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Gatehouse-of-Fleet,Roman fortlet

A Scheduled Monument in Dee and Glenkens, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.8913 / 54°53'28"N

Longitude: -4.1911 / 4°11'27"W

OS Eastings: 259565

OS Northings: 557372

OS Grid: NX595573

Mapcode National: GBR JH0S.BY4

Mapcode Global: WH4W2.LBG3

Entry Name: Gatehouse-of-Fleet,Roman fortlet

Scheduled Date: 4 June 1964

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2479

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Roman: fortlet

Location: Girthon

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire


Mid 19th century, possibly incorporating earlier fabric. 2-storey and attic, 5-bay (grouped 3-2), mid terrace pair of houses. Squared and snecked sandstone, ashlar dressings, base course, eaves band, cornice.

NE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: asymmetrical. Door to No 51 recessed in pilastered and corniced doorpiece to right with 3-pane, letterbox fanlight. Centre bay with window to each floor. Bay to outer left similarly fenestrated. No 53 with door to right bay, small-pane letterbox fanlight, blank above, window to each floor in bay to left.

18-pane timber sash and case windows. 6-pane windows to piend-roofed, slate-hung dormers. Dark grey slates, coped skews, rubble stack to centre, ashlar to right, large brick stack to left on party wall with No 49.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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