Lochhouse Tower

Scottish Borders, Scotland

City/Town/Village: Moffat
County: Scottish Borders
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3157, -3.44857

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Lochhouse Tower is a Listed Building. Here's what the official description says about it:

16th century rectangular-plan tower house restored and
re-roofed circa 1973. 3-storeys with attic, off-set plinth,
upper floor in-set. Rubble-built, including rounded angles.
Wide-mouthed gun ports to elevations; moulded doorway at N
end of long E wall; vertically-arranged windows. Corbels
survive of demolished parapet; slated roof rises within
latter, with rebuilt skews and end stacks. Door slapping in S
wall now blocked.
Interior: Ground floor vaulted; chamber in wall thickness
beside door; wheel stair within NE angle.

Information from British Listed Buildings


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