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Lilliesleaf Tower

Tower House (Medieval)

Site Name Lilliesleaf Tower

Classification Tower House (Medieval)

Canmore ID 55450

Site Number NT52NW 9

NGR NT 5368 2526

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Lilliesleaf
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Ettrick And Lauderdale
  • Former County Roxburghshire

Archaeology Notes

NT52NW 9 5368 2526.

(NT 5368 2526) Tower (NR) (Site of)

OS 6" map (1924)

The tower and principal defence of Lilliesleaf village was two storeys high. The only remains circa 1819, consisted of a part of one wall of great thickness and strength, and of stones which showed that its form had been an oblong, rather than a square.

NSA 1845

No remains exist.

Visited by OS (EGC) 15 February 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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