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Mollins Roman fort

A Scheduled Monument in Kirkintilloch East and North and Twechar, East Dunbartonshire

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Latitude: 55.9229 / 55°55'22"N

Longitude: -4.0598 / 4°3'35"W

OS Eastings: 271384

OS Northings: 671897

OS Grid: NS713718

Mapcode National: GBR 16.ZZWK

Mapcode Global: WH4Q3.LDZ8

Entry Name: Mollins Roman fort

Scheduled Date: 21 December 1994

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM6136

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Roman: fort

Location: Cadder

County: East Dunbartonshire

Electoral Ward: Kirkintilloch East and North and Twechar

Traditional County: Lanarkshire


Later 19th century; re-worked Alexander Tod, early 20th century. 2 single storey, curved terraces of 3-bay miners cottages with bowed end gable to E (No 1) and arched link to L-plan manager's house (No 51) to W. Harled with stone margins. Crowstepped gables. Windows set high under eaves, dwarfing doors.

S ELEVATION: Nos 1-23 to right of linking brick wall at centre, each with door to centre and generous windows in flanking bays (No 11 openings blocked). Bays to outer left (Nos 25-49) as above, but No 49 with modern timber door and enlarged window openings. Bay to left with round-headed niche in link wall adjoining No 51 with window in advanced crowstepped gable to right of centre, small porch with cornice over door with 3-part fanlight in re-entrant angle to left and further window to outer left.

12-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows, except to No 51 with 15-pane glazing pattern in metal casement windows. Pantiles with slate eaves easing course, and slates to rounded S angle. Coped harled stacks, that to S shouldered, with full complement of clay cans.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



Information courtesy of C R Tod and Methil Heritage Centre.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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