Killumpha Tower

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Site Type FARMHOUSE, FARMSTEAD, TOWER
Canmore ID 61147
Site Number NX14SW 6
NGR NX 11250 40746
Council DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY
Parish KIRKMAIDEN
Former Region DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY
Former District WIGTOWN
Former County WIGTOWNSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Architectural Notes

NX14SW 6 11250 40746

Killumpha Tower. See NMRS Archaeology Notes for brief architectural history.

Notes and Activities

Archaeological Notes

NX14SW 6 11250 40746.

(NX 1125 4074). At Killumpha farm is a two-storied tower with angle turrets - ?17th century. Two-storied farmhouse adjoining; modern additions and alterations (see also NX14SW 7).
SDD List, undated

The tower measures externally 5.5m E-W by c.5.4m transversely, and no positive dating evidence is visible although it is similar in exterior design to NX14SW 12.
Visited by OS (DWR) 25 January 1972

 
Books and References

SDD (1960-) List of Buildings of Architectural or Historical Interest, (Lists held in Architectural Department of RCAHMS) Scottish Development Department
Page(s): No.29

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