Orchardton Tower

Orchardton Tower
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Castle Facts:

Location: Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.
Built: 13th century.
Condition: Ruined.
Ownership / Access: Historic Scotland.
Opening Times: Check their website for more info.
Price of Admission: Check their website for more info.
Notes: Orchardton Tower, is a ruined tower house in Kirkcudbrightshire, Dumfries and Galloway, south west Scotland. It is located 4 miles (6.1km) south of Dalbeattie, and 1 mile (1.7km) south of Palnackie, in Buittle parish. It is remarkable as the only cylindrical tower house in Scotland. Orchardton Tower is in the care of Historic Scotland, and is a Category A listed building, and a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

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Orchardton Tower � site information from Historic Scotland

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