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Tower House (Medieval)

Site Name 'Nucke'

Classification Tower House (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) 'Wally Bell Of Ye Nuke'; Castleton

Canmore ID 86725

Site Number NY27NW 77

NGR NY 23 75

NGR Description NY c. 23 75

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NY27NW 77 c. 23 75

The site of a tower belonging to 'Wally Bell of ye Nuke' is depicted on a map of 1590 but cannot be located. It is depicted in Blaeu's Atlas as 'Nucke' and may be placed on the E side of the Mein Water, to the E of Castlebank steading (NY 204 747).

Information from RCAHMS (IF), 4 January 1996.

J and R Hyslop 1912; J M Corrie 1916; J Stone 1991.

Listed as tower.

RCAHMS 1997.


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