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

Site Name Sundaywell

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

Alternative Name(s) Sundaywell Tower, Farmhouse And Steading

Canmore ID 65136

Site Number NX88SW 5

NGR NX 81151 84417

NGR Description Centred on NX 81151 84417

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Dunscore
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Nithsdale
  • Former County Dumfries-shire

Archaeology Notes

NX88SW 5 Centred on NX 81151 84417

(NX 8114 8441) Sundaywell Tower (NR)

OS 6" map (1957)

A square tower, probably built by James Kirko about the middle of the 17th. century, now forming part of a modern farm-house. A stone bearing his initials and the date 1651 has been set up over the doorway of the modern porch.

RCAHMS 1920, visited 1912

So altered that little or nothing is visible of early work.

N Tranter 1965

This tower is of no architectural merit.

Visited by OS (BS) 13 November 1973


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