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Usan Tower

Tower (Medieval) - (Post Medieval)

Site Name Usan Tower

Classification Tower (Medieval) - (Post Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Ushan

Canmore ID 36227

Site Number NO75NW 18

NGR NO 72 55

NGR Description NO c. 72 55

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Angus
  • Parish Craig
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Angus
  • Former County Angus

Archaeology Notes

NO75NW 18 c. 72 55

Possibly on map sheet NO75SW.

The old Tower of Usan (NO 72 55) is mentioned in a charter of 1672; but all traces of it have long disappeared.

A J Warden 1882.


Note (1978)

Usan NO75NW 18

The 'old tower of Usan' was mentioned in a charter of 1672 but its location is unknown.


(Warden 1880-85, iii, 160)


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