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Caddroun Burn Tower

Tower House (Medieval)

Site Name Caddroun Burn Tower

Classification Tower House (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Helcalden Burn

Canmore ID 67961

Site Number NY59NE 18

NGR NY 5800 9885

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Castleton
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Roxburgh
  • Former County Roxburghshire

Archaeology Notes

NY59NE 18 c.5800 9885.

See also NY59NE 17.

A map in the British Museum, dated December, 1590, marks a tower symbol, on the right bank of the River Liddel north-east of Helcaldenburne (NY 5800 9885), with the name 'Martin Crozier of Rakestonleis'. The Wheel Causeway is marked on the opposite side of the Liddel.

A Jeffrey 1864; BM Royal MS. (tract addressed to Lord Burghley AD 1590)


Sbc Note (21 March 2016)

Visibility: This was the site of an archaeological monument, which may no longer be visible.

Information from Scottish Borders Council

Previously also listed under duplicate site NT96SW 510 -CANCELLED. HES (LCK) 11.6.2024


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