Clan Jardine - Clan Seat

Clan Seat

The seat of the Chief of Clan Jardine was at Spedlins Tower. Spedlins Tower is situated by the River Annan, 4 miles (6.5 km) northwest of Lockerbie. It is a 15th century fortalice which was abandoned by the Clan Chief when he built a new mansion nearby. The tower fell into ruin. In the second half of the 20th century its ownership changed hands three times. The present owner bought Spedlins Tower in 1988 from her predecessor who had restored it.

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