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Barr Tower

July 24, 1999
Barr, Renfrewshire
Map Ref: NS 347 582

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[Ayr Region]
Barr Tower Barr was built in 1520. There are remnants of a walled courtyard and the top parapet has been knocked off for safety. All the windows and doors are barred. The tower sits in a pasture overlooking Barr Loch. There is a lintel above the entrance doorway with the date of 1690 on it.

The tower has four floors and the remains of a parapet. The basement contained the kitchen. First floor was the great hall while the remaining two floors held two private chambers each.