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Lochhouse Tower Moffat
NT 082-033 Dumfriesshire Scotland

Lochhouse TowerLochhouse Tower is a mid 16th century stone tower house, founded by the Johnstones of Corehead. Of three storeys and a garret, there is a plinth at ground level, a set-back at third-floor level and a continuous corbel-course at the wall-head. Rectangular with rounded corners, with a vaulted basement and an entrance doorway which opened to a newel-stair and mural chambers. Restored back into a dwelling house in the 1980s, there are a number of original openings and three wide-mouthed gun-loops. 2 miles north-east is Auldton Mote and 16 miles north-west is Crawford Castle.


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Lochhouse Tower is located south of Moffat, off the A701. 20 miles north-east of Dumfries on the A701.

The site is visible from the road.

Car parking is by the side of the road.


Lochhouse Tower picture and large castle map
Lochhouse Tower PictureCastle Map of the Area

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