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Castles associated with The Scottish Castles Association

Although not all of the Scottish Castles Association members are fortunate enough to be castle owners, a number of us do inhabit, and maintain, these wonderful historic buildings for future generations. Here is just some of them for you to see...



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BALLONE CASTLE

Ballone Castle - Ross and Cromarty

Ballone Castle is a large late 16th century Z-plan tower house. It consists of a main block of three storeys and a garret, and a round tower and square stair-tower projecting from opposite corners.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about ballone castle
BARHOLM CASTLE

Barholm Castle - Galloway

Barholm Castle is a fine 16th Century L-plan tower house of 3-storeys. It consists of a main block and a small, but higher wing, which is crowned by a caphouse.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about barholm castle
BARNS TOWER

Barns Tower - Borders

Barns Tower is a rectangular 15th Century tower house of 3 storeys and an attic. The tower has lost its parapet and has a later roof and gables.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about barns tower
BLACKHALL MANOR

Blackhall Manor - Renfrewshire

Blackhall Manor is is a 16th Century house of two storeys and an attic. A projecting tower contains a turnpike stair. The walls are pierced by shot holes. The vaulted basement contains cellars and a kitchen.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about blackhall manor
BLAIRLOGIE CASTLE

Blairlogie Castle - Stirlingshire

Standing in a strong position in the Ochils, Blairlogie Castle is a small rectangular tower, said to date from 1513, of two storeys and an attic. To this was added a stair wing in 1582, making it L-plan.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about blairlogie castle
CONZIE CASTLE

Conzie Castle - Aberdeen & Gordon

Conzie Castle, also known as Bognie Castle, built in the 17th Century, is ruined but once rose to four storeys.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about conzie castle
BONSHAW TOWER

Bonshaw Tower - Dumfriesshire

Bonshaw is a 16th Century rectangular tower house of 3 storeys and a garret within with the corbelled-out parapet. The walls are pierced with gunloops, but the pitch of the roof has been altered.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about bonshaw tower
BROCKLOCH PELE

Brockloch Pele - Dumfriesshire

Not much remains except foundations of a tower house with the scant remains of other buildings from a farm.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about brockloch pele
CARRIDEN HOUSE

Carriden House - Lothians

Consists of a much-altered 16th Century tower house of five storeys to which a large modern mansion has been added. Bartizans, with gunloops crown the corners, but the roof pitch has been lowered.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about carriden house
COLLISTON CASTLE

Colliston Castle - Angus

A 16th Century Z-plan tower house of three storeys and an attic. It consists of a main block with round towers, one corbelled out to square, projecting at diagonally opposite corners.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about colliston castle
COWDENKNOWES

Cowdenknowes - Borders

Once a powerful stronghold, Cowdenknowes consists of a 16th Century tower house of four storeys and a corbelled-out parapet, formerly with a courtyard and flanking towers.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about cowdenknowes
CASTLE CRAIG

Castle Craig - Ross-Cromarty

Castle Craig, A 16th-century fortified tower, perched on a rocky outcrop, on the shores of the Cromarty Firth.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about castle craig
CRAIGCAFFIE TOWER

Craigcaffie Tower - Galloway, Wigtonshire

This is a rectangular 16th century towerhouse of three storeys and a garret. It has grenellated parapets on two sides and open rounds at all four corners.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about craigcaffie tower
CRAMOND TOWER

Cramond Tower - Lothians

Cramond Tower is a tall narrow 16th century tower house, with a vaulted basement. It is located in the picturesque village of Cramond.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about cramond tower
CRICHTON CASTLE

Crichton Castle - Lothians

A complex, large and interesting building, Crichton Castle consists of ranges of buildings from the 14th to 16th centuries, enclosing a small courtyard. The oldest part is a 14th century keep.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about crichton castle
CULCREUCH CASTLE

Culcreuch Castle - Stirlingshire

Culcreuch Castle consists of an altered 15th century keep of three storeys and a garret within a corbelled-out parapet.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about culcreuch castle
DAIRSIE CASTLE

Dairsie Castle - Fife

Dairsie Castle is a 16th Century Z-Plan Towerhouse. It consists of a main block and two small round towers. A third rectangular tower, containing the original entrance was very ruined.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about dairsie castle
DROCHIL CASTLE

Drochil Castle - The Borders

Drochil Castle is a large ruined 16th Century Z-Plan tower house of four storeys and a garret.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about drochil castle
BRACKENHILL TOWER

Brackenhill Tower - Cumbria

Evidence suggests that the site was inhabited prior to the construction of the 16th century tower and this could date from the 13th century or earlier.


Date added: 14 Apr 2010 read more about brackenhill tower
AIKWOOD TOWER

Aikwood Tower - Selkirkshire

Aikwood Tower is a rectangular 16th Century Borders tower house of four storeys and an attic without a parapet. Two corbelled-out bartizans crown the tower, and the steeply pitched roof has corbiestepped gables.


Date added: 13 Apr 2010 read more about aikwood tower
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