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Hownam Rings, fort, settlement, stone row and linear earthwork

A Scheduled Monument in Kelso and District, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.4668 / 55°28'0"N

Longitude: -2.332 / 2°19'55"W

OS Eastings: 379104

OS Northings: 619269

OS Grid: NT791192

Mapcode National: GBR D547.X3

Mapcode Global: WH8YM.4VRF

Entry Name: Hownam Rings, fort, settlement, stone row and linear earthwork

Scheduled Date: 28 February 1962

Last Amended: 9 October 1995

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2199

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: palisaded settlement; Prehistoric ritual and funerary: stone row

Location: Hownam

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Kelso and District

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