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Field Boundary (Period Unassigned), Pound (Post Medieval)

Site Name Domins

Classification Field Boundary (Period Unassigned), Pound (Post Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Poind Fauld

Canmore ID 177063

Site Number NX56NW 16

NGR NX 5472 6659

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Girthon
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Stewartry
  • Former County Kirkcudbrightshire

Archaeology Notes

NX56NW 16 5472 6659

'It was erected as a pinfold for cattle which to stray from adjoining farms until money for trespass was paid by their owners.'

Name Book 1852 (Book No. 102, 5)

One enclosure and a length of wall are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Kirkcudbrightshire 1852, sheet 37), but they are not shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1978).

Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 17 March 2000


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