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Architectural Fragment(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Glencaird

Classification Architectural Fragment(S) (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) 'Old House Of Eschonchan'; Glencaird House Policies

Canmore ID 63001

Site Number NX37NE 5.01

NGR NX 366 790

NGR Description NX c. 366 790

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Minnigaff
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Wigtown
  • Former County Kirkcudbrightshire

Archaeology Notes

NX37NE 5.01 c. 366 790

Built into the front gables of the house, near the apex, are two carved stones said to have come from the old house of Eschonchan. One is 1694 datestone and the other an apparently 16th century heraldic stone.

M Harper 1908; RCAHMS 1914, visited 1911.


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