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Craigie Rig

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    N/A
  • Canmore ID
    143508
  • Site type
    WALL
  • Parish
    YARROW
  • Council
    SELKIRKSHIRE
  • NGR
    NT 200 241
  • Latitude, longitude
    55.504098N, 3.268098W
  • Archeological notes
    NT22SW 19 200 241 NT 200 241 Craigie Rig Droveway sign-wall A new class of minor monument is suggested, that of 'droveway sign-wall', so named by analogy with 'road sign-post'. Its function was to warn drovers that a droveway ahead was forbidden by reason of danger or trespass. Its structure is an isolated length of drystone wall, 3-50m in length. Eight examples are known to date. They also mark droveways and indicate the direction of droving. W Lonie 1995
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Peebles-shire, Sheet XX1856
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Selkirkshire, Sheet XIII1858