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Loch Tower, Yetholm Loch

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    N/A
  • Canmore ID
    59318
  • Site type
    TOWER
  • Parish
    YETHOLM
  • Council
    ROXBURGHSHIRE
  • NGR
    NT 8039 2827
  • Latitude, longitude
    55.547736N, 2.312354W
  • Archeological notes
    NT82NW 6 8039 2827. (NT 8039 2827) Loch Tower (NR) (Site of). OS 6"map, Roxburghshire, (1923). Loch Tower, Yetholm Loch (Site). This tower, which stood on an island in Yetholm Loch and was reached by a causeway, was thrown down by the Earl of Surrey on the night of 17 May 1523 (Letters and Papers, Henry VIII). Nothing of the structure can be seen. RCAHMS 1956, visited 22 October 1937. No change. Visited by OS(RD) 24 November 1967.
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

Related material information

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1208713 (1/3/2010)
    General oblique aerial view of Kirk Yetholm and Town Yetholm with Yetholm Loch beyond, looking to WSW.
  • 1208688 (1/3/2010)
    General oblique aerial view towards Yethom Loch with Pirmside in the foreground, looking to the N.
  • 1208687 (1/3/2010)
    General oblique aerial view towards Yethom Loch with Pirmside in the foreground, looking to the N.

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Roxburghshire, Sheet XVI1859

1st edition 25-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Roxburgh, Sheet 016.041859
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Roxburgh, Sheet 016.041859