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Tundergarth Mains, Tower

Tower House (Medieval)

Site Name Tundergarth Mains, Tower

Classification Tower House (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Tundergarth Castle

Canmore ID 66805

Site Number NY18SE 3

NGR NY 1763 8067

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Tundergarth
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Annandale And Eskdale
  • Former County Dumfries-shire

Archaeology Notes

NY18SE 3 1763 8067

(NY 1763 8067) Castle (NR) (Site of)

OS 6" map (1957).

For present farmhouse and steading, see NY18SE 13.

Once the principal seat of the Johnstones.

OSA 1797

No trace of this castle remains. Between the drive and the wall to the west of the site are a few grass-covered mounds, but there is nothing to associate them with the castle unless they are excavated.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 19 May 1966.

Tundergarth Castle. Listed as tower.

RCAHMS 1997.

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