NT2624 : Dryhope Tower

taken 5 months ago, near to Dryhope, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

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Dryhope Tower
Dryhope Tower
This shell of a four-storey tower house is associated with the Scotts of Dryhope and the home of Mary Scott, the flower of Yarrow. It was probably built in the middle of the 16th century but was partially dismantled in 1592 by the order of James VI. The tower once had a courtyard with ancillary buildings within a barmkin wall. It was restored with public access to a roof platform in 2003 with help from the heritage lottery fund.
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NT2624, 39 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 15 December, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 17 December, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2673 2473 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:30.6489N 3:9.7046W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2664 2473
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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