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Castles in their Past and Present State

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royston castle

Royston Castle (Edinburgh) - Past & Present

Royston Castle, also known as Granton Castle, was a late 16th C L-plan tower house, altered and added to in the following century.

Date added: 29 Feb 2012
hallyards

Hallyards Castle (West Lothian) - Past & Present

Hallyards Castle was a mid-17th C mansion with crow stepped gables and a stair turret projecting from one side. One of the corners was cut away in a curious fashion. A date above a window reads 1630.

Date added: 29 Feb 2012
stoneypath tower

Stoneypath Tower (East Lothian) Past & Present

Stoneypath Tower has been rescued from collapse and now forms an attractive dwelling house. Situated near Haddington it is an L-plan tower house of the 15th C with walls 9 feet thick at ground level.

Date added: 29 Feb 2012
Gilbertfield Castle

Gilbertfield Tower (Lanark) - Past & Present

On the north side of Dechmont Hill, near Cambuslang, stands the house of Gilbertfield, with a panel dating it 1607.

Date added: 09 Feb 2012
Pitfichie Castle

Pitfichie Castle (Aberdeen) - Past & Present

Pitfichie Castle consists of a rectangular block dominated by a circular angle tower dating 1560-70.

Date added: 09 Feb 2012
Wallace House

Wallace's House (Renfrewshire) - Past & Present

Local tradition has long pointed out this house as the birthplace of William Wallace though what we see is a vaulted, steep pitched, crow stepped building of the late 16th C.

Date added: 09 Feb 2012
The Wallace Tower

Wallace's Tower (Aberdeen) - Past & Present

More correctly known as Benholm's Tower this small Z plan tower of around 1600 originally stood outside the Aberdeen city boundary. Moved brick by brick to make way for a shopping centre.

Date added: 09 Feb 2012
Inverugie Castle

Inverugie Castle (Aberdeenshire) - Past & Present

Inverugie Castle was an exceptionally fine, late 16th century tower house consisting of an oblong main block with two round towers.

Date added: 09 Feb 2012
dairsie castle

Dairsie Castle (Fife) - Past & Present

Dairsie Castle was a shattered ruin of a 16th century castle consisting of an oblong main block with circular towers at diagonally opposite angles. In 1996 it was fully restored.

Date added: 26 Jan 2012
forter castle

Forter Castle (Angus) - Past & Present

Forter, a late 16th century tower house, was until recently abandoned and ruined. However in 1988, for the sum of £15,000, it was purchased and restored in the astonishing time of 2 years.

Date added: 26 Jan 2012
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