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Tower Hill, Tower

A Category B Listed Building in Gourock, Inverclyde

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9567 / 55°57'24"N

Longitude: -4.8223 / 4°49'20"W

OS Eastings: 223903

OS Northings: 677338

OS Grid: NS239773

Mapcode National: GBR 09.XNNK

Mapcode Global: WH2M8.WJVW

Entry Name: Tower Hill, Tower

Listing Date: 10 June 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378234

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34029

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Gourock

County: Inverclyde

Town: Gourock

Electoral Ward: Inverclyde West

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

1847. Small circular tower with 3 blocked openings and remains of former part evident to S. Pink sandstone, stugged ashlar. Base course; corbelled parapet. 2 open-arched vaults built into hillside to W.

Statement of Interest

Prominent landmark. Built as look-out and study for one of lairds of Gourock House.

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