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Latitude: 55.0375 / 55°2'15"N
Longitude: -3.3238 / 3°19'25"W
OS Eastings: 315496
OS Northings: 572246
OS Grid: NY154722
Mapcode National: GBR 5B75.6Z
Mapcode Global: WH6XZ.XNF0
Entry Name: Repentance Tower
Listing Date: 3 August 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334682
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3570
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Annandale South
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
16th century rectangular-plan tower house incorporated at NW
corner of Trailtrow burial ground. Built of coursed, squared
large rubble blocks with ashlar dressings; one angle repaired
with droved ashlar; moulded corbel table supports plain
parapet, latter rebuilt probably 1st half of 18th century,
with rusticated quoins; flat coping probably dates from 1820
repairs. Pyramidal stone-flagged roof with rusticated apex
stack, round-arched cap house. 1st floor door on N wall
approached by steps and with inscribed lintel. Slit openings
gun ports to elevations, blocked S-facing 1st floor window.
Scheduled monument. Door lintel inscribed "Repentance".
Trailtrow burial ground & Murray aisle listed separately.
1820 repairs "....to lifting and laying 90 feet of batelment
(sic) coping... to 6 feet of new..."
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