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Mouswald Place
NY 061-739 Dumfriesshire Scotland

Mouswald PlaceMouswald Place is a 16th century stone tower house, founded by the Carruthers family. The largest and the only remaining border tower in the Mouswald parish, the sites of four others have been lost. Sadly only the eastern half of this tower, with its plain walls and unvaulted basement, stands to any height. In 1570, Lady Marion Carruthers fell to her death at Comlongon Castle, to avoid her marriage contract to Sir James Douglas, of Drumlanrig but upon her death, he still obtain Marion's half of the Mouswald estate. A mile north is Rockhall.


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Mouswald Place is located in Mouswald Place Caravan Park, off the A75. 6 miles south-east of Dumfries, on the A75.

The site is visible from the road.

Car parking is by the side of the road.


Mouswald Place picture and large castle map
Mouswald Place PictureCastle Map of the Area

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