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Description: East Kyloe Tower
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 237770
OS Grid Reference: NU0591039754
OS Grid Coordinates: 405910, 639754
Latitude/Longitude: 55.6513, -1.9076
NU 03 NE KYLOE EAST KYLOE
7/62 East Kyloe tower
6/5/52 (formerly listed as
Kyloe Pele Tower)
Tower. Probably C14. Squared stone. Standing to c.15 ft., i.e. to top of
ground floor. South side stands c.1O ft. higher. c.36 ft. square. Slit window
on west side. Another slit window on east side now enlarged and part of much
later entrance. Original door blocked and covered by farmbuildings on south
Interior: Walls 8 ft. thick. Tunnel vault with corbels for former flooring.
Deep splays to both slit windows.
Remains of newel stair, in thickness of wall in south-west corner, has small
pointed tunnel-vaulted antechamber and one doorway with truncated triangular
head; the other doorway has pointed arch.
Listing NGR: NU0591039754
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Source: English Heritage
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