Edinburgh, Glenlockhart Road, Craiglockhart Castle

Tower House

Site Name Edinburgh, Glenlockhart Road, Craiglockhart Castle

Classification Tower House

Canmore ID 52581

Site Number NT27SW 11

NGR NT 22706 70274

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT27SW 11 22706 70274

(NT 2270 7027) Craiglockhart Castle (NR) (remains of)

OS 1:10,000 map, (1973)

Craiglockhart Castle, a small 15th century tower, is now roofless and ruinous. It is oblong on plan, measuring 28 1/2' N-S by 24 1/2' over walls 5' thick at base. The walls of freestone, stand 30' high and indicate that there were four storeys.

D MacGibbon and T Ross 1887-92; RCAHMS 1929.

No change to previous information.

Visited by OS (B S) 8 December 1975.

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