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Castle (Medieval)

Site Name Roundstonefoot

Classification Castle (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Runstonfoote

Canmore ID 49716

Site Number NT10NW 10

NGR NT 1397 0857

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Moffat
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Annandale And Eskdale
  • Former County Dumfries-shire

Archaeology Notes

NT10NW 10 1397 0857.

(NT 1397 0857) Castle (NR) (Remains of)

OS 6" map, 2nd series, (1900)

'Runstonfoote' (Roundstonefoot) is marked on the right (i.e. west) bank of the Moffat Water, on Lord Burghley's map of c.1590 showing castles and fortified houses 'in the Debatable Land'.

Burghley c. 1590.

A portion of wall about 6' long, with a loop-hole, is all that remains. Name Book 1857

There is now no trace of this castle. Its site is covered by a silage pit. No further information.

Visited by OS (DWR) 26 September 1973

There are no visible remains of this castle. It is depicted on a map of about 1590, and in 1857 a portion of wall about 1.83m long, with a 'loophole', still remained.

Visited by RCAHMS (PC), 15 March 1990.

Burghley c. 1590; Name Book 1857.

Listed as tower.

RCAHMS 1997.


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