NT4712 : Goldielands Tower

taken 7 years ago, near to Branxholme, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

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Goldielands Tower
Goldielands Tower
This 16th century 5-storey ruinous tower stands in a commanding position above the confluence of the Borthwick Water and the River Teviot. Walter Scott of Goldielands helped rescue Kinmont Willie from Carlisle Castle in 1596 and according to tradition the last laird was hung from the entrance gateway for stealing cattle.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 28 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 14 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 4781 1292 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:24.4451N 2:49.5468W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 4814 1300
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Tower House (Ruin) 

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