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Smailholm Tower: smailholmtower

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early 16th century tower castle. 17m high, seen and seeing to the south and east. In his youth, as a result of ill-health, Walter Scott was sent to stay at his grandfather's farm Sandyknowe next to Smailholm Tower, which had an impact on his ballads