Kelloe Bastle

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Canmore ID 59744
Site Number NT85SW 10
NGR NT 8279 5436
Parish EDROM
Former Region BORDERS
Former District BERWICKSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
NGR Desc NT 8279 5436 and NT 8277 5330

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Archaeological Notes

NT85SW 10 8279 5436 to 8277 5330.

(NT 8279 5436) Kelloe Bastle: A square of cottages, built on the site of an old bastle or keep, from which it derives its name. Similarly, Kelloe Dovecot, a row of cottages at NT 8277 5330, derives its name from a dovecot having stood there. (Probably associated with the bastle).
Name Book 1857; New Statistical Account (NSA, A Cuthbertson) 1845.

The cottages built on the site of Kelloe Bastle have been totally demolished and the site is now under plough.
There is no evidence of a dovecot at the cottages at NT 8277 5330.
Visited by OS(IA) 14 December 1972.

Books and References

Coventry, M (2008) Castles of the Clans: the strongholds and seats of 750 Scottish families and clans, Musselburgh
Page(s): 64 Held at RCAHMS F.5.21.COV

NSA (1834-1845) The new statistical account of Scotland by the ministers of the respective parishes under the superintendence of a committee of the society for the benefit of the sons and daughters of the clergy, 15v Edinburgh
Page(s): Vol.2, (Berwickshire), 270 Held at RCAHMS B.2.2.STA

Ordnance Survey (Name Book) Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey (6 inch and 1/2500 scale). Held at RCAHMS on micro fiche.
Page(s): Book No.18, 17, 37 Held at RCAHMS Ref

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