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Killumpha Tower

Farmhouse, Farmstead, Tower

Site Name Killumpha Tower

Classification Farmhouse, Farmstead, Tower

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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