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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 730057

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/730057

NY07SE 1 0610 7386.

See also NY07SE 28.00.

(NY 0610 7386) Tower (NR)

(Remains of)

OS 6" map (1957)

The remains of the largest of five border keeps in the parish. It measured 23 ft. 11 in. by 17ft. 9 in. and the walls were 6 ft. thick. They stood up to 30 ft. high in 1912.

Statistical Account (OSA) 1793; RCAHMS 1920

The east wall and the returns at the NE and SE angles, standing to a height of c.10.0m, are all that remain of this tower. The walls are 2.0m thick, except at the NE return where the north wall, battered to a height of c4.0m, is 3.0m thick at ground level.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 31 October 1967

No change to previous field report.

Visited by OS (DWR) 22 February 1973.

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