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Loch Tower, Yetholm Loch

Tower (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Loch Tower, Yetholm Loch

Classification Tower (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 59318

Site Number NT82NW 6

NGR NT 8039 2827

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NT82NW 6 8039 2827.

(NT 8039 2827) Loch Tower (NR) (Site of).

OS 6"map, Roxburghshire, (1923).

Loch Tower, Yetholm Loch (Site). This tower, which stood on an island in Yetholm Loch and was reached by a causeway, was thrown down by the Earl of Surrey on the night of 17 May 1523 (Letters and Papers, Henry VIII). Nothing of the structure can be seen.

RCAHMS 1956, visited 22 October 1937.

No change.

Visited by OS(RD) 24 November 1967.


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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