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Horsburgh Castle
NT 285-392 Peeblesshire Scotland

Horsburgh CastleHorsburgh Castle is a small 16th century stone L-plan tower house, founded by the Horsburgh family. Crowning a large prominent mound on the north bank of the River Tweed, the remaining two storeys of the tower were once harled. The east walls and the east end of the south wall are missing and the only feature of interest is an original slit-window in the west wall of the basement. The wing contained a turnpike stair and the whinstone rubble walls have been partially rebuilt, to consolidate the ruined shell. 2 miles north-west is the County Hotel and 4 miles south-east is Traquair House.

Street Map

Horsburgh Castle is located south of Glentress, off the A72. 2 miles south-east of Peebles, on the A72.

The site is visible from the road.

Car parking is by the side of the road.

Horsburgh Castle picture and large castle map
Horsburgh Castle PictureCastle Map of the Area

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