Edingham Tower

Edingham Tower, Dumfries and Galloway

Location

Edingham, Dalbeattie

Road

B793

SatNav

DG5 4NA


Edingham Castle is a late-16th-century tower house situated near Dalbeattie. It is the remains of an early tower house built for the Livingstones of Little Airds.

~ History ~


1465 ~ The Campbells of Loudoun swap their property of Edingham with the Livingston's.


1588 ~ Edingham Castle is built as a 4 storey toweI house by the Morrisons.


1660's ~ The Afflecks inherit the castle.


1780's ~ The family convert the building into a 2 storey cottage.


1872 ~ The tower is recorded as being roofless  when it is purchased by John Hutinson.