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Timpendean Tower
NT 636-226 Roxburghshire Scotland

Timpendean TowerTimpendean Tower is a 16th century, four storey stone rectangular tower house, founded by the Douglases. It was built in one corner of a medieval earthwork enclosure, which has a series of impressive ramparts and ditches. Sadly the tower is ruinous but interestingly the 16th century entrance and a later one, retain there original doors and the vaulted basement, which contains a later kitchen fireplace, is pierced by gun-loops. A mile south-west is Lanton Tower and 8 miles north-east is Wallace's Tower.


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Timpendean Tower is located north-east of Timpendean, off the A698. 2 miles north-west of Jedburgh, on the A68-A698.

The site is visible from the road.

Car parking is by the side of the road.


Timpendean Tower pictures and large castle map
Timpendean Tower Picture 1Timpendean Tower Picture 2Castle Map of the Area

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