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Haystoun,fort 1190m south of

A Scheduled Monument in Tweeddale East, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.6228 / 55°37'22"N

Longitude: -3.1773 / 3°10'38"W

OS Eastings: 325957

OS Northings: 637206

OS Grid: NT259372

Mapcode National: GBR 637F.X6

Mapcode Global: WH6V5.5X8W

Entry Name: Haystoun,fort 1190m S of

Scheduled Date: 5 October 1970

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2963

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Peebles

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Tweeddale East

Traditional County: Peeblesshire


Mid 19th century. Single storey, 3-bay cottage with lower, 2-bay, half-piend wing added sympathetically to left. Rectangular-plan. Stugged squared whinstone; stugged sandstone margins and quoins; raised cills; base course.

MAIN ELEVATION: door at centre of 3-bay cottage; 4-panelled with letterbox fanlight; raggle of former applied gable above door. Flanking windows. Recessed addition to left and rendered bay blocking former passage to outer left.

12-pane sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; ashlar skews; coped sandstone apex stacks.

WALL: low rubble wall with semi-circular coping; side boundary walls swept upwards to N.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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