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Castles in their Past and Present State

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Cessford

Cessford Castle (Roxburgh) Past & Present

Cessford Castle stands on a hill top near Morebattle and forms a prominent landmark. A 15th century L-plan border fortress with walls 14 feet thick this castle had an eventful history.

Date added: 03 Dec 2013
Lochhouse

Lochhouse Tower (Dumfries) Past & Present

Lochhouse is a little 16th century border tower and stands very near the town of Moffat. Rubble built, it rises from a vaulted basement to the corbels that once supported a parapet and gunloops are evident.

Date added: 27 Nov 2013
Ravenscraig Castle

Ravenscraig Castle (Fife) Past & Present

This massive castle, designed to withstand cannon, overlooks the Firth of Forth near Kirkcaldy. Long in ruin it was taken over by Historic Scotland in the 1970s.

Date added: 27 Nov 2013
Borthwick Castle

Borthwick Castle (Lothian) Past & Present

This is, by far, the finest tower house in Scotland. Built of ashlar in the 15th century it rises high to a machicolated parapet. It is surrounded by an outer wall punctuated by towers.

Date added: 27 Nov 2013
Carsluith Castle

Carsluith Tower (Kirkcudbright) Past & Present

This delightful little L-plan 16th century tower house is situated overlooking Luce Bay. It is within sight of Barholm Tower high on the hill behind.

Date added: 27 Nov 2013
Finlarig Castle

Finlarig Castle (Perth) Past & Present

Finlarig Castle stands, hidden by trees, on a mound just outside the village of Killin in Perthshire. It is in a dangerous state and totally uncared for.

Date added: 01 Nov 2013
Fairburn Tower

Fairburn Tower (Ross) Past and Present

Fairburn Tower, a roofless 16th century tower house, is situated at Muir of Ord in Ross. It consists of an oblong tower to which a four storey stair tower was added in the 17th century.

Date added: 04 Sep 2013
Dunure Castle

Dunure Castle (Ayr) Past & Present

Situated above the sea near to Ayr, Dunure is a splendid medieval ruin dating from the 14th century and later. Abandoned (or slighted) after the Civil War .

Date added: 04 Sep 2013
Buckholm Castle

Buckholm Tower Part 2 (Roxburgh) Past & Present

This fine tower house of the 16th century stands upon the hillside above the town of Galashiels. A century ago it was intact but since then it has sadly ruined.

Date added: 20 Jun 2013
s Craighlaw Castle

Craighlaw Castle (Wigtown) Past & Present

Situated near the town of Kirkcowan in the Machars, Craighlaw is a much altered 16th century tower which once was down to its first floor level.

Date added: 02 Jun 2013
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