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- Category: A
- Date Added: 11/06/1971
- Local Authority: Angus
- Planning Authority: Angus
- Burgh: Brechin
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NO 59625 60091
- Coordinates: 359625, 760091
Probably soon after 1012. Circular 86-3/4' high with later
conical roof, 101-3/4'. Internal diameter tapers from
7-2/3' to 6-7/8' and wall thickness from 4-1/6' to 2-5/6'.
60 irregular courses of reddish-grey sandstone. Internally
7 storeys divided by string courses. 4 apertures at top
floor facing cardinal points. Doorway 6-2/3' from ground.
Inclined jambs with figures of ecclesiastics. Monolith
Statement of Special Interest
A group with Cathedral. Guardianship Monument.
B Group with items 10-30, 32-50, 52-55, 61-75, 81-97, 101,
109-123, 146-153, 167-177 all inc.
Area Scheduled 12 March 1996 to include tower and ground below it.
Ecc Arch Vol II pp 203-215 (illustrated) Groome, Gazetteer
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