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Tower House (Medieval)

Site Name Kirtlehead

Classification Tower House (Medieval)

Canmore ID 86811

Site Number NY28SE 66

NGR NY 269 823

NGR Description NY c. 269 823

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

NY28SE 66 c. 269 823

A tower is depicted at Kirtlehead on a map of 1590 and in Blaeu's Atlas, but it cannot be located. It may have stood near Kirtlehead steading (NY28SE 67).

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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