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Tweedford,cairn

A Scheduled Monument in Tweeddale West, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.5794 / 55°34'45"N

Longitude: -3.3917 / 3°23'30"W

OS Eastings: 312360

OS Northings: 632628

OS Grid: NT123326

Mapcode National: GBR 43RX.HR

Mapcode Global: WH6VF.W122

Entry Name: Tweedford,cairn

Scheduled Date: 31 January 1969

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2776

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: cairn (type uncertain)

Location: Drumelzier

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Tweeddale West

Traditional County: Peeblesshire

Description

Early 19th century core of 2 storey and attic, 3 bay house; piended slate roof with paired ridge stacks. Later 19th century additions; large projecting centre 3 gabled wing containing central entrance, crowstepped with ball finial at apex. Flanking tripartites inserted in old house outer ground floors bays. Flanking single storey pavilions with piended roofs and single ridge chimney, each linked to old house by quadrant. All harled. Some 12-pane glazing survives. Walled garden to north.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Sources

Bibliography

GROOME'S ORDNANCE GAZETTEER OF SCOTLAND, vi (1885) p.365.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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