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Edingham Mote

Motte (Medieval)(Possible)

Site Name Edingham Mote

Classification Motte (Medieval)(Possible)

Canmore ID 65005

Site Number NX86SW 9

NGR NX 8433 6269

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NX86SW 9 8433 6269.

(NX 8433 6269) Mote (NR)

OS 6" map (1957)

Edingham Mote. All that remains are four small low hillocks of stones (but see NX 86 SW11) apparently in an irregularly oblong position, the whole circumference of which measures c. 147', N-S diameter 42' and 45' transversely. This mote is 150' OD and not in sight of any others.

F R Coles 1893

There is now no trace of the mound - destroyed by a factory.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 14 July 1969


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