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Dumfries, Lochmabengate Port

Gateway (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Dumfries, Lochmabengate Port

Classification Gateway (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 65547

Site Number NX97NE 21.02

NGR NX 9746 7614

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Dumfries
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Nithsdale
  • Former County Dumfries-shire

Archaeology Notes

NX97NE 21.2 9746 7614.

(Name: NX 9746 7614) Site of Lochmabengate Port (NR)

OS 1:1056 map (1852)

Lochmabengate Port (mentioned by Shirley) was the main gate on the east of Dumfries. Local informants state that it was surmounted by a tower, and was completely demolished about 1760. Its site was pointed out by Mr G Dunbar, proprietor of the ground, who states that it was pointed out to him by has forefathers. His siting was verified by Mr J McCormick. Name Book 1850; G W Shirley 1915

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