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Fulton Tower, Bedrule
The lower storey of a stone tower with splayed gun loops at ground level. Adjacent to the tower are the turf covered foundations of houses and outbuildings.
Border Warfare |
|Distance from Town:||
13Km / 8 miles|
NT 6054 1581|
|History of site:||
This 16th century tower-house was held by Margaret Home of Cowdenknowes in the 1570s before her marriage to William Turnbull of Bedrule. Earlier in that same century the tower had been “brent, rased and caste down” by the Earl of Hertford.
The site is on private land but may be viewed from the public road.|
Dent, J & McDonald R, 2000. Warfare and Fortifications in the Borders