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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 729654

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes

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NX97NE 21.2 9746 7614.

(Name: NX 9746 7614) Site of Lochmabengate Port (NR)

OS 1:1056 map (1852)

Lochmabengate Port (mentioned by Shirley) was the main gate on the east of Dumfries. Local informants state that it was surmounted by a tower, and was completely demolished about 1760. Its site was pointed out by Mr G Dunbar, proprietor of the ground, who states that it was pointed out to him by has forefathers. His siting was verified by Mr J McCormick. Name Book 1850; G W Shirley 1915

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