Plaque re the Herber Tower

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  • John Cameron on July 20, 2019, 7:07 p.m.

    on Monday 15th July, I passed this tower, but the blue plaque is missing.
    Also this tower seems to be referred to as Heber Tower!

  • Simon Cotterill on July 22, 2019, 11:39 a.m.

    Hi John, thanks for sharing that. Interesting to see the different spellings; Historic England use "Heber" in the listing, but older sources such as Richardson (1826) and Mackenzie (1827) use "Herber" - like this plaque had. It was documented as "Harbot Tower" in the 17th century. I guess in the past spelling was a lot more fluid - it still is for me :)

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