Keys to the Past

Tower (Tillside)

This was the site of a fortified tower. It was probably built in the early 16th century as a defence against raiding from reivers. It was ruined by 1715 when it was turned into a house.

Reference number:N3921
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Tillside
Local History of Tillside
Local History of Tillside


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