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Badenheath Tower (Continued 025 broken & crumbling away from its junction with the south-east corner: & the north-west wall is entirely defaced to the foundation. About the middle of the Tower there are the remains of an old wall, as represented on Trace, higher on the north east side than it is as it joins the south western wall. This was an inner partition or dividing wall. Between this & the s. [south] eastern wall there are remains of stone spiral stairs & walls of the inner part of the building. The breadth of the walls is about 6 feet & the height (the original height) of those nearly perfect is about 40 feet. The Coat of Arms of the Boyds, Earls of Kilmarnock was built into the south western wall, but have recently been removed by the Pr. [Proprietor] to place them in the new farm house of Badenheath, which is at present being erected. Whether this has been a Castle originally or a Tower the name it is generally called by is Badenheath, or Bonheath Tower. It is the property of J. Duncan Esqr.

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Co [County] Dumb [Dumbarton] -- Kirkintilloch Parish

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