Scottish Castles Association

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Castles in their Past and Present State

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Gilkerscleuch (Lanark) Past & Present

Gilkerscleuch stood among the hills near to Crawfordjohn in rural Lanarkshire and was a building of some beauty.

Date added: 24 Jan 2014

Craighall Castle (Fife) Past & Lost

Craighall Castle was situated near to the town of Cupar in Fife. It was a multi period building. The early tower house was built by Sir Thomas Hope in 1637.

Date added: 06 Jan 2014

Ardmillan Castle (Ayr) Past & Lost

Ardmillan Castle was a notable landmark on a hill overlooking the Irish Sea 3 miles south of the harbour town of Girvan.

Date added: 05 Jan 2014
Monklands House

Monklands House (Lanark) Past & Lost

Monklands House lay in a glen below Monkland’s Bridge in Airdrie. This splendid Renaissance Palace was built by Sir James Clelland of Monklands and was surrounded by gardens and policy woodlands.

Date added: 23 Dec 2013

Towie Castle (Aberdeen) Past & Lost

Towie Castle stood on the banks of the River Don, near the parish church of Towie.

Date added: 23 Dec 2013
Herbertshire Castle

Herbertshire Castle (Stirling) Past & Lost

This great L-plan tower house stood on elevated ground above the River Carron at Dunipace and formed a landmark for miles around. It appears to have dated from the 16th century.

Date added: 19 Dec 2013
Ochiltree House

Ochiltree House (Ayr) Past & Lost

Ochiltree House stood in the village of that name in Ayrshire. It is not to be confused with the Ochiltree in Lothian. It was a plain building, 3 storeys high with crow stepped gables and a slate roof.

Date added: 19 Dec 2013
Stenhouse Castle

Stenhouse (Stirling) Past & Lost

Stenhouse was a most attractive tower house stood just outside the town of Stenhousemuir. Though at first sight it appears to be the one building the part to the right was built in 1836.

Date added: 12 Dec 2013
Aldbar Castle

Aldbar Castle (Angus) Past & Lost

This Category B Listed building stood some 2 miles west of the town of Brechin. It was a massive tower house of 1540 built by Sir Thomas Lyon and reckoned a place of some strength.

Date added: 12 Dec 2013
Barr Castle

Barr Castle (Renfrew) Past & Present No 100

Barr Castle stands on a ridge with wide views over Lochwinnoch and near the village of that name. It it a notable landmark for travelers though difficult to find a place to park! It is an early 16th century tower.

Date added: 06 Dec 2013