Linton Tower (site of)
Linton Tower was a castle that was destroyed in the 16th century, leaving only a motte behind.
The Somerville family were the owners of the property from the 12th century.
Under a reference to the Comyn family in “The Early Norman Castles of the British Isles” it states: “First seated at Linton Roderick, in Roxburghshire, where there is a rising ground, surrounded formerly by a foss, the site of the original castle; (G.) a description which seems to suggest a motte.”
Alternative names for Linton Tower