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West Barns

Fortified House (Period Unassigned), Tower House (Medieval)

Site Name West Barns

Classification Fortified House (Period Unassigned), Tower House (Medieval)

Canmore ID 34027

Site Number NO50NE 7

NGR NO 59 06

NGR Description NO c. 59 06

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Crail
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District North East Fife
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NO50NE 7 c. 59 06

Possibly on map sheet NO60NW.

A Royal Charter grants to John Cunningham the lands of West Barns of Crail with the tower and fortalice, etc. Dated at Leith, 10th April, 1572. Resigned by his father, William Cunningham.

Reg Magni Sig Reg Scot 1546-80

The house of West Barns has been demolished.

OSA 1793 (A Bell)

No further information.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 28 August 1968.


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