Keys to the Past

West Lilburn Tower, near Lilburn Cottage (Tillside)

Ruins of West Lilburn Tower, Lilburn. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Ruins of West Lilburn Tower, Lilburn. Photo by Peter Ryder.

West Lilburn Tower was built in the 15th century as a defensive tower house. It is ruined today. West Lilburn Tower is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N3480
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1955; A S Phillips



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Tillside
Local History of Tillside
Local History of Tillside


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