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Tower House (Medieval)

Site Name Baurch

Classification Tower House (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) 'Blawst'

Canmore ID 86794

Site Number NY26NE 40

NGR NY 285 658

NGR Description NY c. 285 658

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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


Note (4 January 1996)

NY 285 658 NY26NE 40

There are no visible remains of the tower of 'Blawst' that is depicted on a map of 1590. It may have stood near Baurch steading (NY26NE 42).

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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