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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
s MacDuffs Castle

Macduff's Castle (Fife) Past & Present

This castle is situated above the shore in the town of East Wemyss, Fife. Built of the local red stand stone it has weathered badly. Below the castle are the famous caves with their Pictish carvings.

Date added: 01 Jun 2013
Redcastle

Redcastle (Ross) Past & Present

Redcastle is situated at the end of a steep sided promontory and occupies the site of a much older structure. The remains indicate an L-plan tower house of the 16th century with additions of 1840.

Date added: 22 May 2013
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