Category Archive: Dumfries and Galloway

Sep 27

Mote of Mark, Dumfries

Mote of Mark Mote of Mark, Rockcliffe. Dumfries & Galloway 4 miles south of Dalbeattie NX 845540 Vitrified Fort The Mote of Mark is a defended hilltop overlooking the Urr estuary. It was the court or citadel of a powerful Dark Age chieftain, possibly one of the princes of Rheged. The site was occupied during …

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