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Trumpeter's Well at Hillhead Farm

A Category C Listed Building in Avondale and Stonehouse, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6502 / 55°39'0"N

Longitude: -4.1308 / 4°7'50"W

OS Eastings: 266013

OS Northings: 641683

OS Grid: NS660416

Mapcode National: GBR 3X.K42M

Mapcode Global: WH4RF.J75V

Entry Name: Trumpeter's Well at Hillhead Farm

Listing Date: 27 September 1985

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331843

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1322

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Avondale

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Avondale and Stonehouse

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Existing conical-roofed circular well-head probably built early in 19th century, at well pointed out as the site where some of Claverhouses men, one a trumpeter, were killed by pursuing Covenanters, following the battle of Drumclog (1679). Well-head is rubble-built with ashlar doorway, slate roof; well is stone-lined.

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