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Ford House

Tower House (Medieval)

Site Name Ford House

Classification Tower House (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Ford Village

Canmore ID 53548

Site Number NT36SE 2

NGR NT 38935 64359

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Midlothian
  • Parish Crichton
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District Midlothian
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT36SE 2.00 NT 38935 64359

NT36SE 2.01 NT 38917 64340 Walled Garden

(NT 38935 64359) Ford House (NR)

OS 6" map (1966)

Ford House, built in 1680, the date inscribed on the lintel of the window in the N gable of the wing, is a two-storeyed L-shaped house.

RCAHMS 1929, visited 1914; D MacGibbon and T Ross 1892

Ford House is as described and in good order.

Visited by OS (BS) 24 October 1975.

Architecture Notes


Owner: Mr & Mrs F P Tindall


Photgraphs: National Library of Scotland - 1 sketch

Sketches of Scottish Scenery. 21,


Photographic Survey (1956)

Photographic survey by the National Buildings Record Scottish Council in 1956.


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