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Skirling, Loanfoot

Carved Stone (Period Unknown), House (19th Century)

Site Name Skirling, Loanfoot

Classification Carved Stone (Period Unknown), House (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Piper's House

Canmore ID 206305

Site Number NT03NE 96

NGR NT 07655 39089

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Skirling
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Tweeddale
  • Former County Peebles-shire

Architecture Notes

NT03NE 96 076 390

At the E end of the S wall of the farmhouse, which, in its present form dates from 1816, there is a carved stone figure of a man playing the bagpipes. The figure stands upon a corbelbearing the incised date1810 and measures 1ft. 8 in. in height; it is supposed to have come from Skirling Castle (NT03NE 10).

RCAHMS 1967

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