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Castles in their Past and Present State

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mars work stirling

Mar's Work (Stirling) Past & Present

This beautiful and accomplished 16th century lodging is situated nearby Stirling Castle. Built by the Regent Mar it is closely modeled on the palace of James V in that castle.

Date added: 17 May 2013
castle of park

Castle of Park (Wigtown) Past & Present

A 16th century L-plan tower of 4 storeys and a garret to which wings were added to in the 18th century converting the tower into a country house.

Date added: 17 May 2013
st johns tower

St John's Tower (Wigtown) Past & Present

This 16th century tower stands in the town of Stranraer close to the shore. In the 19th century lacking a 'lock up' the tower was converted into the town jail with cells for fellons and debtors.

Date added: 17 May 2013
Ravenstone Castle

Ravenstone Castle (Wigtown) Past & Present

Situated in the Machars, Ravenstone is late 16th century L-plan tower house extended in the 17th, again in 18th with a full height, double bowed front and finally with large Victorian wing.

Date added: 02 May 2013
Castlewigg

Castlewigg (Wigtown) Past & Present

Situated about 3 miles NW of Whithorn, Castlewigg presents a sorry state. A panel dates this L-plan tower house to 1595 and vaulting, together with a gun loop, supports the fact.

Date added: 30 Apr 2013
Edinample

Edinample Castle (Perth) Past & Present

Situated on Lochearnhead, near Comrie, Edinample is a late 16th century Z-planned castle incorporating an earlier tower.

Date added: 14 Apr 2013
Benholm Tower

Benholm Tower (Kincardine) Past & Present

Benholm provides an example of what can happen if restoration becomes entangled in red tape.

Date added: 26 Feb 2013
Busbie Castle

Busbie Castle (Ayr) Past & Present

Situated near Kilmarnock Busbie was an unusually handsome tower house with some exceptionally fine detailing.

Date added: 26 Feb 2013
Ballinbreich Castle

Ballinbreich Castle (Fife) Past & Present

Situated on the coast near Newburgh this 14th century castle is in a bad state of repair. It originally consisted of a tower to which additions were made in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Date added: 08 Jan 2013
corgarff castle

Corgarff Castle (Aberdeenshire) Past & Present

Corgarff stands on a height near the head of Strathdon on the road to Tomintoull. It belongs to the early part of the 16th century but was rebuilt after its destruction in 1581.

Date added: 20 Dec 2012
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