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Binn Hill, Binnhill Tower

Observatory (19th Century), Tower (19th Century)

Site Name Binn Hill, Binnhill Tower

Classification Observatory (19th Century), Tower (19th Century)

Canmore ID 161675

Site Number NO12SE 130

NGR NO 15696 22630

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Kinfauns
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Site Management (29 June 1997)

Gothic, 4-storey rubble-built with octagonal angle stair turret approx. 80' high. One gothic window each floor on S. frontage. Roofless and vandalised. (Historic Scotland).

Built by Francis, 14th Lord Gray, as an observatory and castellated romantic feature high above the Carse of Gowrie.(Gifford)


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