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Hallguards

Castle (Medieval), Country House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Hallguards

Classification Castle (Medieval), Country House (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Hoddom Castle; Hallguards House

Canmore ID 66694

Site Number NY17SE 3

NGR NY 1620 7287

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NY17SE 3 1620 7287.

(NY 1620 7287) Hallguards (on site of) Hoddom Castle (NR)

OS 6" map (1957)

The first castle at Hoddom, see also NY17SE 1, is said to have stood at Hallguards till demolished under the terms of a Border Treaty. Hoddom is first mentioned in the 12th.C, and the castle is said to have been built by one of the Bruces about the beginning of the 14th C.

Statistical Account (OSA) 1792 (J Yorstoun); F Grose 1789

No further information could be formed by local enquiries.

Visited by OS (RD) 23 October 1967.

Listed as tower.

RCAHMS 1997.

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