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Cowdenknowes

A Category A Listed Building in Earlston, Scottish Borders

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6251 / 55°37'30"N

Longitude: -2.6728 / 2°40'22"W

OS Eastings: 357728

OS Northings: 637038

OS Grid: NT577370

Mapcode National: GBR 93SD.4D

Mapcode Global: WH7WJ.XWD3

Entry Name: Cowdenknowes

Listing Date: 9 June 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332972

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2120

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Earlston

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Leaderdale and Melrose

Traditional County: Berwickshire

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Description

In 16th century this mansion-house consisted of 3 distinct parts; a tower; mansion dated 1574; small tower now in ruins. All were originally connected by curtain walls and enclosing a courtyard now occupied as open gardens. A modern wing now connects the tower with the mansion house.

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