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Tower House (Medieval)

Site Name 'Hukburne'

Classification Tower House (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Hewke

Canmore ID 86777

Site Number NY18NW 46

NGR NY 144 887

NGR Description NY c. 144 887

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NY18NW 46 c. 144 887

There are no visible remains of the tower of 'Hukburne' which is noted on a map of 1590 on the E bank of the Dryfe Water. It may have stood in the vicinity of Hewke House (NY18NW 29).

Visited by RCAHMS (IF), 4 January 1996.

J and R Hyslop 1912; J M Corrie 1916.

Listed as tower.

RCAHMS 1997.


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