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Hundalee Tower

Tower House (Medieval)

Site Name Hundalee Tower

Classification Tower House (Medieval)

Canmore ID 56890

Site Number NT61NW 23

NGR NT 6456 1871

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 23 6456 1871.

(NT 6456 1871) Tower (NR) (site of)

OS 1:10,000 map, (1975).

The tower or peel at Hundalee was destroyed during the 18th century.

NSA 1845.

A lintel from the former tower is positioned above the fireplace in the kitchen of the existing house of Hundalee and bears the date '1667'.

RCAHMS 1956; W Laidlaw 1905.

The site of the tower of Hundalee was pointed out by Mr J C Brown of Hundalee, nr Jedburgh, as being at NT 6456 1871, where the amorphous footings of a building can still be seen on a slight platform above gullies to the S and E. The carved lintel is still as described by the RCAHMS.

Visited by OS (RD) 6 February 1967.

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Sbc Note

Visibility: This is an upstanding earthwork or monument.

Information from Scottish Borders Council

Note

A lintel from the former tower is positioned above the fireplace in the kitchen of the existing house of Hundalee and bears the date '1667'.

RCAHMS 1956; W Laidlaw 1905.

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