Tibbers Castle

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Tibbers Castle
Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
UK grid reference NY088811
The motte at Tibbers Castle.jpg
The motte at Tibbers Castle
Tibbers Castle is located in Dumfries and Galloway
Tibbers Castle
Tibbers Castle
Coordinates55°15′51″N 3°47′32″W / 55.264167°N 3.792222°W / 55.264167; -3.792222
TeepCastle
Site information
Open tae
the public
No
CondeetionRuined
Site history
Biggit12th /13th century; rebuilt early 14th century
MaterialsStone

Tibbers Castle is an umwhile castle near ti Thornhill in Nibsdale, Dumfries an Gallowa. Biggit in the 13t century in a 'motte an bailey' style, on the steid o a earlier timmer fortification.[1] It is thocht ti hae had a foremaist pairt fendin Nibsdale in the Wars o Scots Unthirldom.[2] Whit remains o the biggin the day, lie in ruins.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Tibbers Castle". Canmore. Archived frae the original on 18 December 2020. Retrieved 21 September 2020.
  2. "Geophysics reveals new information on Tibbers Castle". BBC News. 23 October 2015. Retrieved 21 September 2020.
  3. "Tibbers Castle Dumfries". Scottish Castles Association. 20 Apryle 2018. Retrieved 21 September 2020.