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'Ffrancie Of Canonbie'

Tower House (Medieval)

Site Name 'Ffrancie Of Canonbie'

Classification Tower House (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Canonbie Holm

Canmore ID 67836

Site Number NY47NW 12

NGR NY 400 758

NGR Description NY c. 400 758

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NY47NW 12 c. 400 758.

The site of the tower of 'ffrancie of Canonbie' cannot be located. A map of 1590 places it near the N end of Canonbie Holm and the NSA notes the former existence of a tower in the vicinity of the 19th century farmstead of Hallgreen (NY 400 758).

RCAHMS 1981; J and R Hyslop 1912; New Statistical Account (NSA) 1845.

Listed as tower.

RCAHMS 1997.

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