Kyloe Tower House (Kyloe)
Kyloe Tower lies amongst the buildings of East Kyloe Farm. It is joined to farm buildings to the south and hemmed in by a modern shed to the west. This is the lower part of a tower first mentioned in around 1450 and described as in good repair in 1560. It is roughly square in plan and has thick, stone walls. The basement is covered by a stone vault. Old accounts refer to a rectangular yard or barmkin, with the tower at the north-west corner. This is a Grade II Listed Building and a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)|
|Legal status:||Listed Building|
Scheduled Ancient Monument
|Event(s):||PHOTOGRAMMETRIC SURVEY, East Kyloe Tower, East Kyloe. Photogrammetric survey. 2008; Photarc Surveys|
BUILDING SURVEY, East Kyloe Tower 2010; AOC Archaeology Group
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Source of Reference
Local History of Kyloe
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