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Grieston Tower

Tower House (16th Century)

Site Name Grieston Tower

Classification Tower House (16th Century)

Canmore ID 53134

Site Number NT33NW 17

NGR NT 3140 3587

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Traquair
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Tweeddale
  • Former County Peebles-shire

Archaeology Notes

NT33NW 17.00 3140 3587.

NT33NW 17.01 3138 3587 Farmstead

(NT 3140 3587) Grieston Tower (NR) (site of)

OS 6" map (1964)

Nothing now remains of Grieston Tower, which may have been the residence of the Middlemast family who occupied the property in the 16th and early 17th centuries. Fragments of the walls are visible in 1857.

RCAHMS 1967, visited 1958; Name Book 1857

No trace remains at this site.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 30 June 1961


Sbc Note (21 March 2016)

Visibility: This was the site of an archaeological monument, which may no longer be visible.

Information from Scottish Borders Council

Previously also listed under duplicate site NT96SW 510 -CANCELLED. HES (LCK) 11.6.2024


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