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Latitude: 54.9867 / 54°59'11"N
Longitude: -3.5612 / 3°33'40"W
OS Eastings: 300200
OS Northings: 566900
OS Grid: NY002669
Mapcode National: GBR 3BKS.T6
Mapcode Global: WH5WY.8XGJ
Entry Name: Kirkconnel Lea Castellated Folly
Listing Date: 26 June 1986
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334961
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3809
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Nith
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
Built circa 1870. Castellated picturesque folly built above
steep slope; west-facing semi-circular turret flanked by
lower screen walls. Rubble built with ashlar dressings and
copes. Tower is crenellated, with dummy machicolations,
flanking walls plain; flat open area to east.
Approached from below (west) by stone steps; retaining wall
with ball-finialed circular pier.