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Eddlewood Castle

Castle (Medieval)

Site Name Eddlewood Castle

Classification Castle (Medieval)

Canmore ID 74524

Site Number NS75SW 20

NGR NS 72 52

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Lanarkshire
  • Parish Hamilton (South Lanarkshire)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Hamilton
  • Former County Lanarkshire

Archaeology Notes

NS75SW 20 72 52

'The Castle of Eddlewood was situated on the Meikle Burn, short distance below the confluence of Blackbog and Simsonland burns, and within the wall which encloses the High Parks of Hamilton. Its site is marked by a mound of rubbish and the fragment of a wall. It was probably dismantled ... by the troops of the Regent Murray, after the Battle of Langside, in 1568.' (Account written 1874.)

H, A {1889}

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