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Hillhousegate

Building(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Hillhousegate

Classification Building(S) (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Brockwoodlees

Canmore ID 67517

Site Number NY37NE 38

NGR NY 385 775

NGR Description NY 385 775 and NY 386 774

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NY37NE 38 385 775 to 386 774

(Classified under 'Medieval and later settlements'). Situated to the WSW of a minor public road, 590m and 660m respectively SSE of Brockwoodlees steading (NY37NE 100) there are the footings of two buildings of clay-walled construction comparable to that still standing at Priorslynn (NY37NE 122.02). These two buildings (which have measured 8.6m by 3.9m and 12.7m by 3.7m respectively within walls about 0.6m thick) are all that now remains of the group of houses which the OS noted at Hillhousegate in 1857.

RCAHMS 1980, visited March 1981.

OS 6" map, Dumfriesshire 1st ed. (1862), sheet liii; G Stell 1972.

Listed as buildings.

RCAHMS 1997.

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