Keys to the Past

Wainhope Pele, Falstone Forest (Falstone)

The remains of a medieval pele tower, or tower house, were once visible on sloping ground above the Plashetts Burn. They were seen in the early and mid-20th century, but visits made in the 1970s failed to find the remains.

Reference number:N6289
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1970; B H Pritchard



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Falstone


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