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Machermore Castle

House (16th Century), Tower (16th Century)

Site Name Machermore Castle

Classification House (16th Century), Tower (16th Century)

Canmore ID 63556

Site Number NX46SW 25

NGR NX 41756 64441

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Minnigaff
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Wigtown
  • Former County Kirkcudbrightshire

Archaeology Notes

NX46SW 25 41756 64441.

Record of a residence here in 1490. Present building incorporates a 16th century tower, much altered, with 19th century additions.

A Symson 1684; Name Book 1849; P H McKerlie 1878; N Tranter 1965

No external trace of early work apart from 18th century window in SW face.

Visited by OS 14 October 1966.

Architecture Notes


List of Buildings of Architectural or Historic Interest: Minnigaff Parish, 19/1, No.14


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