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Two forts on Carrickcamrie and Dunorroch

A Scheduled Monument in Stranraer and the Rhins, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.6402 / 54°38'24"N

Longitude: -4.8996 / 4°53'58"W

OS Eastings: 212981

OS Northings: 531093

OS Grid: NX129310

Mapcode National: GBR GJ8F.Y6S

Mapcode Global: WH2TM.QM2M

Entry Name: Two forts on Carrickcamrie and Dunorroch

Scheduled Date: 15 November 1938

Last Amended: 19 December 2016

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM1959

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Kirkmaiden

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Stranraer and the Rhins

Traditional County: Wigtownshire


Early 19th century, gables remodelled later, symmetrical

2-storey, 3-bay, H-plan house with SE facing front elevation.

All harled with ashlar margins Recessed centre bay in SE

front with door under ashlar bracketed canopy linking

outer gabled crowstepped bays; round-headed lancets in

each gable head. Symmetrical 3-bay fenestration in ground

and 1st floors of NE and SW side elevations; shorter

windows in 1st floors; some windows blind; 12-pane glazing;

paired ridge stacks; crowsteps; slate roofs.

Modern sun parlour masks ground floor of SW west elevation.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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