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Broadlee Hill,fort

A Scheduled Monument in Selkirkshire, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.4876 / 55°29'15"N

Longitude: -2.8737 / 2°52'25"W

OS Eastings: 344888

OS Northings: 621878

OS Grid: NT448218

Mapcode National: GBR 84CZ.NP

Mapcode Global: WH7X6.TBRH

Entry Name: Broadlee Hill,fort

Scheduled Date: 30 March 1962

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2227

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Ashkirk

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Selkirkshire

Traditional County: Roxburghshire


Mid 19th century in present form, basically older. 2 storey first floor windows rise above gabled dormer heads with skewputts. Rubble with ashlar dressings: 4 bay frontage, ground floor (left to right) window, and consoled plain architraved doorpiece between rectangular bays with

shallow platformed piended roofs, 4 first floor windows above. Ground and low first floor windows without dormerheads in north-east gable. Piended slate roof, single storey piended rear outshot, ground and first floor windows, several windows blocked, mainly 4 pane sashes. Angled wing at rear with segmentally arched coach house door and pigeon loft over with 2 rows of flight holes in window opening, some openings blocked. Piended roof part slate and part corrugated iron.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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