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Tower House (Medieval)

Site Name Redkirk

Classification Tower House (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) 'Renpatrick'

Canmore ID 86820

Site Number NY36NW 56

NGR NY 300 659

NGR Description NY c. 300 659

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 300 669 NY36NW 56

There are no visible remains of the tower of Redkirk which is depicted on a map of 1590. It is probably to be identified with the tower of 'Renpatrick' which is noted in Blaeu's Atlas, and may have stood near Redkirk steading (NY36NW 36).

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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