NS8995 : Sauchie Tower

taken 6 years ago, near to Fishcross, Clackmannanshire, Great Britain

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Sauchie Tower
Sauchie Tower
View from the east. The tower was built between about 1435 and 1450 by the Schaw family. A new, more comfortable, house was built alongside in the 17th century, and the tower had fallen into significant disrepair by the middle of the 19th century. It passed into ownership of the Clackmannanshire Heritage Trust in the late 20th century, and restoration work commenced in 1999, including restoration of the parapet walk and construction of a new timber roof. This was deliberately given a felt covering in a way that is intended to allow the walls of the building to dry out, pending further restoration. The tower is Listed Category A and is also a Scheduled Monument.
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NS8995, 23 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 7 June, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 20 June, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Derelict, Disused 
Building Material (from Tags)
Sandstone 
Period (from Tags)
15th Century 
Listed Building (from Tags)
Category A 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 8962 9570 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:8.4715N 3:46.6767W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 89652 95711
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Tower House  Scheduled Monument 

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