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Outer Woodhead

Tower House (Medieval)(Possible)

Site Name Outer Woodhead

Classification Tower House (Medieval)(Possible)

Canmore ID 67850

Site Number NY47NW 7

NGR NY 4028 7966

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 7 4028 7966.

(NY 4028 7966) Tower (NR) (Site of)

OS 25" map (1898)

For farmhouse and farmsteading of Outer Woodhead, see NY47NW 32.

The Ordnance Survey Name Book (ONB) mentions the site of a tower at Outer Woodhead using the NSA as authority. However, there is no mention of a tower at Outer Woodhead in the New Statistical Account (NSA).

Name Book 1858; NSA 1841 (J Donaldson)

There is no evidence of a tower at Woodhead.

Visited by OS (RD) 18 December 1970.


Note (1997)

NY 4028 7966 NY47NW 7

Listed as tower.

RCAHMS 1997.


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