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Castles in their Past and Present State

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murieston castle present

Murieston Castle (West Lothian) - Past & Present

Murieston Castle is a 16th century tower house near Livingston, West Lothian remodelled as a folly in 1824.

Date added: 12 Dec 2014
amisfield

Amisfield Tower (Dumfries) - Past & Present

Amisfiled Tower is the finest tower house in southern Scotland. It is a vaulted building of two parts: the lower storeys being 16th century and the exuberant upper storeys which date from 1600.

Date added: 12 Dec 2014
lincluden

Lincluden College (Dumfries) - Past & Present

Lincluden College, Dumfries, is a richly-decorated collegiate church of the 14th century with considerable remains of the 16th century domestic range

Date added: 12 Dec 2014
hoddom

Hoddom Castle (Dumfries) - Past & Present

Hoddom Castle is a massive L-plan tower, rising high above the River Annan and was built by Lord Maxwell between 1565-68.

Date added: 12 Dec 2014
Caldwell Tower

Caldwell Tower (Renfrew) Past & Present

Caldwell is a 16th century tower visible for miles high on its hilltop. Its somewhat truncated appearance is due to the fact that it was once part of a larger courtyard castle.

Date added: 12 Jun 2014
Gilston Peel

Gilston Peel (Lothian) Past & Present

Gilston Peel is situated in the borders near to Lauder. It appears to have been a small tower house (or peel) of the late 16th century which, having fallen into ruin, was fitted up for agricultural.

Date added: 12 Jun 2014
Carberry Tower

Carberry Tower (Lothian) - Past and Present

Carberry is situated some three miles from the seaside town of Musselburgh. It dates from many periods but the nucleus is a massively strong tower of the early 16th century with a late 16th century extension.

Date added: 26 May 2014
Balthayock Castle Perthshire

Balthayock Castle (Perth) Past & Present

Situated some 3 miles from Perth and standing on the side of a ravine Balthayock is a massive tower house.

Date added: 26 May 2014
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Spynie Palace (Moray) Past & Present

Spynie is regarded as one of the finest tower houses in the land. Long in a state of neglect it is now under the protection of Historic Scotland who have undertaken a extensive programme of repairs and excavations.

Date added: 15 Apr 2014
Dun Troddan

Dun Troddan (Inverness) Past & Present

In 'The Scottish Castle' published in 1960 Stewart Cruden included brochs as amongst 'The Earliest Castles'. These iron age structures deserve the appellation 'castle' and are unique to Scotland.

Date added: 19 Mar 2014
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