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Castles in their Past and Present State

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Ailsa Craig

Ailsa Castle (Ayr) Past & Present

Ailsa Castle is perilously situated on a shoulder of rock projecting from the precipitous slopes on the island of Ailsa Craig in the Firth of Clyde.

Date added: 29 Sep 2012
Portencross Castle

Portencross Castle (Ayr) Past & Present

Portencross is a castle that resisted attempts to find it a buyer. It stands above a small rock harbour near to the coastal town of Saltcoats and dates from the 14th century with later additions.

Date added: 27 Sep 2012
Braemar Castle

Braemar Castle (Aberdeen) Past & Present

Braemar Castle stands in the town of that name on Royal Deeside. It is a 5-storied L-plan tower house with a circular tower in the re-entrant.

Date added: 27 Sep 2012
Dunskey Castle

Dunskey Castle (Wigtown) Past & Present

Dunskey is dramatically situated high on the cliffs above the Irish Sea at Port Patrick. It consists of a 16th century L-plan tower house with a square stair tower in the re-entrant.

Date added: 27 Sep 2012
Thomaston Castle

Thomaston Castle (Ayr) Past & Present

Thomaston is situated near the famous castle of Culzean on the Ayrshire coast. It is a handsome elongated L-plan tower house with a square tower at the re-entrant.

Date added: 27 Sep 2012
Newark Castle Fife

Newark Castle (Fife) Past & Present

Newark stands high on the coast near the fishing port of St Monans. Dating from the 15th century and extended in the 16th it was heightened and Dutch gables were added in the late 17th.

Date added: 27 Sep 2012
Buckholm Tower

Buckholm Tower Part 1 (Roxburgh) Past & Present

Buckholm stands high on the slopes outside the border town of Galashiels. In 1547 Buckholm was ‘treasonably held for the English’ but by 1582 it was in the possession of John Pringle.

Date added: 17 Sep 2012
Tinnis Castle

Tinnis Castle (Peebles) Past & Present

Tinnis Castle stands within an Iron Age fort high on a hill near Drumelzier. The site is spectacular though the remains are scant.

Date added: 17 Sep 2012
Mains Castle

Mains Castle (East Kilbride) Past & Present

Mains Castle, stands near the town of East Kilbride in Lanarkshire and dates from the late 15th century. The masonry is of good quality ashlar and rises 3 storeys to a corbelled parapet.

Date added: 14 Sep 2012
Kelburn

Kelburn Castle (Ayr) Past & Present

Kelburn is situated above the town of Largs on the Ayrshire coast is now a Country Centre and open to the public.

Date added: 04 Sep 2012
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