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Auchenrivock Tower
Near Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
UK grid reference NY372805
Type L-Plan Tower house
Coordinates Latitude: 55.115353
Longitude: -2.985301
Built Late 16th Century
Construction
materials
Stone
Current
condition
Ruined
Current
owner
Buccleuch estate
Open to
the public
No

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.

ReferencesEdit

  • 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

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