NX4044 : Aries Knowes

near to Big Balcraig, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Aries Knowes
Aries Knowes
The RCAHMS (Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland) record visiting this site in 1993 and reported that "The farmstead comprises a U-plan steading open to the W and a separate farmhouse and a haystore. The farmhouse is located SW of the range and the barn to the S. The site was in a poor condition and used mainly for storage on the date of visit".

It still looked to be in poor condition when I visited in 2012 although there does appear to be an ongoing project to improve the site. LinkExternal link
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2012
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Geograph (Second Visitor for NX4044)
Date Taken
Monday, 5 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 4009 4485 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:46.3813N 4:29.2512W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 40114 44831
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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