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Grey Peel

Bastle (Medieval)

Site Name Grey Peel

Classification Bastle (Medieval)

Canmore ID 56882

Site Number NT61NW 16

NGR NT 6393 1798

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NT61NW 16 6393 1798.

(NT 6393 1798) Grey Peel (NR) (Site of)

OS 6"map, Roxburghshire, 1917-38).

'This is the supposed site of one of these small towers or peels'... not a vestige now remains... The farm dwelling which occupied the site of this keep was removed a few years ago. It is generally supposed that this strength belonged to the Douglas family. Nothing authentic can be had as to its history.'

Name Book 1859.

Name Book confirmed.

Visited by OS (RD) 7 February 1967.

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Sbc Note

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

Information from Scottish Borders Council

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