Keys to the Past

Tower (Kirknewton)

A stone tower was recorded at Kirknewton in 1415. A survey of 1715 said that it was a large tower with circular towers. The tower has now disappeared, but it probably stood to the south-east of the church and the south-west of the Parsonage house.

Reference number:N2011
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Kirknewton


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