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Killumpha Tower

Farmhouse (Period Unassigned), Farmstead (Period Unassigned), Tower (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Killumpha Tower

Classification Farmhouse (Period Unassigned), Farmstead (Period Unassigned), Tower (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 61147

Site Number NX14SW 6

NGR NX 11250 40746

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Kirkmaiden
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Wigtown
  • Former County Wigtownshire

Archaeology Notes

NX14SW 6 11250 40746.

(NX 1125 4074). At Killumpha farm is a two-storied tower with angle turrets - ?17th century. Two-storied farmhouse adjoining; modern additions and alterations (see also NX14SW 7).

SDD List, undated

The tower measures externally 5.5m E-W by c.5.4m transversely, and no positive dating evidence is visible although it is similar in exterior design to NX14SW 12.

Visited by OS (DWR) 25 January 1972

Architecture Notes

NX14SW 6 11250 40746

Killumpha Tower. See NMRS Archaeology Notes for brief architectural history.

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