Scottish Castles Association

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Castles in their Past and Present State

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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
Crookstone Castle

Crookston Castle (Renfrew) Past & Present

Crookston stands high on a hill within the housing scheme of Pollok, Glasgow. It is a tower house of the late 14th century consisting of a massive oblong block flanked by 4 corner towers.

Date added: 18 Mar 2014
Plunton Castle

Plunton Castle (Kirkcudbright) Past & Present

The castle is of typical L-plan, 3 storeys and an attic in height, vaulted, gun looped and with a wheel staircase in wing. It is built of random rubble with dressed openings.

Date added: 18 Mar 2014
Fingask Castle

Fingask Castle (Perth) Past and Present

Fingask was a L-plan tower house of the late 16th century; extended in 1674 and remodelled in the 18th and 19th centuries. These additions were removed in 1925 when the castle took its present aspect.

Date added: 12 Mar 2014
Ardvreck Castle

Ardvreck Castle (Sutherland) Past & Present

Ardvreck Castle is one of the most remote castles in Scotland and forms an iconic image in a treeless landscape. It is infamous through the treachery of its owner.

Date added: 12 Mar 2014
Stirling Castle Palace old

Stirling Castle Great Hall - Past & Present

The Great Hall at Stirling Castle was built by James IV around 1503. It served as the focal point for royal celebrations until it fell into disuse in the late 17th century.

Date added: 12 Mar 2014
Bothwell Castle Haddington

Bothwell Castle (Lothian) Past & Lost

Bothwell Castle stood in the town of Haddington and was a late 16th/early 17th century building with projecting wings forming a courtyard towards the river and a round tower facing the street.

Date added: 12 Feb 2014
Jerviston Tower

Jerviston Tower (Lanark) Past & Lost

Jerviston Tower was situated on the banks of the Clyde about one mile north of Motherwell deep in industrial Lanarkshire.

Date added: 02 Feb 2014
Elphinstone Tower

Elphinstone Tower (Gorbals) Past & Lost

Elphinstone stood in the village of Gorbals on the south side of the River Clyde. The Citizen’s Theatre now occupies the site.

Date added: 24 Jan 2014
Niddrie House

Niddrie House (Lothian) Past & Lost

Niddrie stood some 3 miles south-east from the GPO in Edinburgh. It was a ‘stately widespread structure, greatly altered and added to in the course of time’.

Date added: 24 Jan 2014
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