NT5971 : Stoneypath Tower - restoration complete

taken 7 years ago, near to Garvald, East Lothian, Great Britain

Stoneypath Tower - restoration complete
Stoneypath Tower - restoration complete
See Alastair Seagrott's picture from 2005 NT5971 : Stoneypath Tower. The tower is a late 14th C medieval fortified tower house, which was in a state of dereliction until bought and restored by Stephen Cole in 1999; the restoration took 7 years. Cromwell is supposed to have removed the roof during the sacking of East Lothian Castles in the 1650s, and in the 1700s it was used as a quarry to build local houses.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings 
Place (from Tags)
East Lothian 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 5958 7134 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.0048N 2:38.9124W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 5959 7133
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Tower Restoration  Tower House  Cromwell  Stoneypath  Medieval 

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