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Bowerhope

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    N/A
  • Canmore ID
    51217
  • Site type
    LYNCHET(S)
  • Parish
    YARROW
  • Council
    SELKIRKSHIRE
  • NGR
    NT 2651 2307
  • Latitude, longitude
    55.495869N, 3.164785W
  • Archeological notes
    NT22SE 4 2651 2307 to 2593 2262. NT 261 228 There are cultivation terraces on the SE shore of St Mary's Loch, immediately E. of the enclosed lands of Bowerhope. RCAHMS 1957, visited 1950 NT 2651 2307 - NT 2593 2262. There are the scant remains of five or six lynchets on the north-west-facing slopes of Peat Law, between the 900 ft and 1000 ft contours and stretching from the Brocklie Sike to the enclosed lands of Bowerhope. Their scarps vary in height from c. 0.5 m. to c. 1.0 m., and in places the lynchets are overlaid by old field banks. Visited by OS (WDJ) 25 June 1962 Area now afforested - see 1:50000 map.
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Peebles-shire, Sheet XXV1856
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Selkirkshire, Sheet XIII1858