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Mote of Mark, Rockcliffe - Dumfries and Galloway (OS Grid Ref. NX844540 - Nearest Post Code DG5 4QQ)

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Wednesday 17th September 2014

Mote of Mark, Rockcliffe - Dumfries and Galloway
OS Grid Ref. NX844540
Nearest Post Code DG5 4QQ


Mote of Mark is the site of the 5th century Dark Age hill fort which adjoins Rockcliffe in Dumfries and Galloway. The fort overlooks the Urr estuary and in its time it would have guarded the approach. Of the fort, only ruins remain, but these show that it would once have been the seat of a powerful chieftain.

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