Scottish Castles Association

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Castles in their Past and Present State

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Drumcoltran Tower (Kirkcudbright) - Past and present

Drumcoltran Tower is a plain 16th century rubble built L-plan tower with a vaulted basement rising to a parapet born upon individual corbels.

Date added: 03 Feb 2015

Waygateshaw (Lanark) - Past and present

From 1539 Waygateshaw was a house of the Lockhart family. In 1572 Stephen Lockhart was indicted for the murder of Lord Darnley. Today's house is comfortable and commodious while the original three storey tower is largely unused, except for storage.

Date added: 03 Feb 2015
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Cockburnspath Tower (Berwick) - Past & Present

A 15th century tower of warm, red sandstone, Cockburnspath Tower is in poor condition and as recently as 2012 there was a collapse.

Date added: 15 Dec 2014
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Cockburnspath House (Berwick) - Past & Present

This old house, locally known as Sparrow Castle, is situated in the village of Cockburnspath

Date added: 15 Dec 2014
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Kirkhill Castle (Ayr) - Past & Present

Kirkhill Castle is a typical small fortalice of the 16th century and stands in the gardens of a house at Colmonell in Ayrshire.X

Date added: 15 Dec 2014
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Tarbert Castle (Argyll) - Past & Present

Dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries Tarbert Castle had long been in a state of total neglect but was rescued and consolidated by a local trust.

Date added: 15 Dec 2014

Loudoun Castle (Ayr) - Past & Present

Loudon Castle was built in 1807, incorporating portions of a 15th or 16th century tower house, and was burned down in 1942.

Date added: 15 Dec 2014

Spedlins Tower (Dumfries) - Past & Present

This substantial tower house stands near Lockerbie in Dumfries.

Date added: 15 Dec 2014
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Eastshield (Lanark) - Past & Present

Set in rural Lanark near to Carnwath Eastshield is a 16th century tower house reduced to a 30 foot staircase tower and the scant remains of the main block.

Date added: 15 Dec 2014

Orchardton Tower (Kirkcudbright) - Past & Present

Situated in rural Kirckcudbrightshire Orchardton is a small 15th century tower house of a unique, round design

Date added: 15 Dec 2014