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Neidpath Castle

A Scheduled Monument in Tweeddale West, Scottish Borders

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Latitude: 55.6519 / 55°39'6"N

Longitude: -3.2151 / 3°12'54"W

OS Eastings: 323632

OS Northings: 640491

OS Grid: NT236404

Mapcode National: GBR 53Z2.QS

Mapcode Global: WH6V4.L66H

Entry Name: Neidpath Castle

Scheduled Date: 28 April 1920

Last Amended: 23 December 1969

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM1496

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Secular: castle

Location: Peebles

County: Scottish Borders

Electoral Ward: Tweeddale West

Traditional County: Peeblesshire


1806. Simple near-square plan, boulder rubble, tall piend roof

with short ridge; small gablet with bellcote having ball

finial W. wall, 2 large gothick windows with original basket

tracery sashes S. wall, 2 gothick doorways, N. wall. Interior:

woodlined with cove ceiling, horsehoe gallery on square

wooden columns reeded to front, good original ogee-canopied

pulpit with precentor's box and other original fittings;

original door furniture; 1760 John Mowat bell; fragment of

sculptured stone; R.S. 1669 panel, 1671 ladle, and 2 badly

damaged mediaeval effigies preserved within church. Some

minor alterations and repairs 1934.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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