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Holydean Castle

A Category B Listed Building in Bowden, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.5637 / 55°33'49"N

Longitude: -2.7349 / 2°44'5"W

OS Eastings: 353745

OS Northings: 630251

OS Grid: NT537302

Mapcode National: GBR 94B3.PC

Mapcode Global: WH7WW.YFT3

Plus Code: 9C7VH778+F2

Entry Name: Holydean Castle

Listing Name: Holydean Castle

Listing Date: 12 March 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332695

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1921

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bowden

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Selkirkshire

Parish: Bowden

Traditional County: Roxburghshire

Tagged with: Castle

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Remains incorporated in modern farmsteading of Holydean include late 16th century entrance gateway, vaulted undercroft; lintol of one of the towers now inserted over door of farmhouse; old well on north side of steading.

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