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Barnweill Hill, Wallace's Monument

Commemorative Monument (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Barnweill Hill, Wallace's Monument

Classification Commemorative Monument (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Wallace Tower

Canmore ID 42723

Site Number NS42NW 22

NGR NS 40655 29488

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Ayrshire
  • Parish Craigie
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Kyle And Carrick
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS42NW 22 40655 29488

A square-form monument with a spiral staircase leading to a flat roof. Erected in 1855 by subscriptions.

Name Book 1858

A neo-Gothic viewing tower, being a prominent landmark. Open to the public by appointment.

Visited by OS November 1980.

Architecture Notes


Architect: Robert Snodgrass, Beith 1855/7


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