Auchenrivock Tower

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Auchenrivock Tower
Near Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
UK grid reference NY372805
Auchenrivock Tower is located in Scotland
Auchenrivock Tower
Auchenrivock Tower
Type L-Plan Tower house
Site information
Owner Buccleuch estate
Open to
the public
No
Condition Ruined
Site history
Built Late 16th Century
Materials Stone

Auchenrivock Tower is a ruined late 16th Century tower house situated near Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway. The remains of the tower, which rise 8 feet at their highest, are currently built into a garden wall.

An earlier stronghold of the Irvings of Eskdale, called Stakehugh, lay near the current site.

References[edit]

  • Coventry, Martin (2001) The Castles of Scotland, 3rd Ed. Scotland: Goblinshead ISBN 1-899874-26-7
  • Maxwell-Irving, A. M. T. (2000) The Border Towers of Scotland, Creedon Publications ISBN 1-899316-31-0

External links[edit]

Picture of the tower at scran.ac.uk