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Lews Castle Tower

Date 17 July 2003

Event ID 889149

Category Management

Type Site Management


2 storey dummy tower house, rubble-built on a square plan into the north section of the boundary walls of Lews Castle which now form the walls to Stornoway Harbour. The tower features a crenellated parapet, rock-faced raised quoins, and an entrance in the left bay of its west elevation. A modern timber slated addition sits on the roof. (Historic Scotland) The tower is locally referred to as Christy's Lodge.

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