NX8155 : Orchardton Tower

taken 1 year ago, near to Palnackie, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

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Orchardton Tower
Orchardton Tower
Orchardton Tower is an unusual free-standing round tower, the only one of its type in Scotland. It operated as a fortified residence for a nobleman named John Cairns, who may have acquired the land after James IIís overthrow of the Douglases in 1455.
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NX8155, 86 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 16 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Tower 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 8170 5512 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:52.6081N 3:50.7169W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 8170 5510
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