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Tower House (Medieval)

Site Name Arkland

Classification Tower House (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Arkland House; Arkland Tower

Canmore ID 65221

Site Number NX89NW 1

NGR NX 8032 9795

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NX89NW 1 8032 9795.

(Name: NX 8033 9799) Tower (NR) (Site of)

OS 6" map (1957)

This is the traditional site of a castle. In the 19th Century it was recollected locally that remains of very thick walls had been seen. (Evidence of a rectangular site is published on OS 25" 1857 at NX 8032 9795).

Name Book 1856

The suggested sites of this tower fall in the garden of Arkland House and there is no surface evidence of it.

Visited by OS (TRG) 12 December 1977


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