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Lochside Motte
NX 959-774 Kirkcudbrightshire Scotland

Lochside Castle Lochside Motte is probably a natural hillock, which slopes upwards on all sides at a comparatively easy gradient. Although it could be a large low earthwork motte, the fact that it was at one time almost surrounded by the waters of a loch, makes this unlikely. The site is now descheduled. Half a mile north-east is Kirkhill Mote and 2 miles south-east is Dumfries Castle.

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Lochside Motte is located north of Dumfries, off Lochside Road. A mile north of Dumfries on the A780-A76.

The site is freely accessible in daylight hours.

Car parking is by the side of the road.

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