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Spital Tower

Tower House (Medieval)

Site Name Spital Tower

Classification Tower House (Medieval)

Canmore ID 55250

Site Number NT51NE 9

NGR NT 5858 1773

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Cavers
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Roxburgh
  • Former County Roxburghshire

Archaeology Notes

NT51NE 9.00 5858 1773

NT51NE 9.01 5856 1772 Farmstead

(NT 5858 1773) Tower (NR) (Site of)

OS 6" map (1923)

Spital Tower (Site). No structural remains survive.

RCAHMS 1956, visited 1937

Architecture Notes

NT51NE 9.00 NT 5858 1773

NT51NE 9.01 NT 5856 1772 Spittal Tower, Farmstead

See also NT51NE 58710 18105, Spital Tower, Country House


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


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