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Balmangan Tower

A Category B Listed Building in Borgue, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.7881 / 54°47'17"N

Longitude: -4.1006 / 4°6'2"W

OS Eastings: 265021

OS Northings: 545710

OS Grid: NX650457

Mapcode National: GBR JJ71.QCW

Mapcode Global: WH4WH.ZXH8

Plus Code: 9C6QQVQX+6P

Entry Name: Balmangan Tower

Listing Name: Balmangan Tower at Balmangan Farm

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334430

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3391

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Borgue

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Parish: Borgue

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Simple rectangular tower probably of 16th century date.
Ruinous above ground floor level used now as storage/cellar
to adjoining Balmangan farmhouse. Rubble built with enlarged
openings to ground: door to E, later blocked arched cart
entrance to S. Vaulted basement with wheel stair to NE angle.
No other features of note survive, Balmangan farmhouse
adjoins to N.

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