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Clackmanan Tower

Clackmanan Tower (Clackmanan) Past & Present

Clackmannan Tower is situated on a prominent ridge about 2 miles from Alloa and is visible for miles around. Rather surprisingly for such a high and exposed location there were once terraces and gardens.

Date added: 22 May 2013
Lochnaw Castle

Lochnaw Castle (Wigtown) Past & Present

The 16th century tower of Lochnaw is beautifully situated on the loch of that name near Stranraer. A wing with steeply pitched roof (originally thatched) was added in 1663 followed by yet another in 1704.

Date added: 17 May 2013
Cassencarie Castle

Cassencarie House (Kirkcudbright) Past & Present

Situated on Luce Bay is this multi period site. The oldest part is a L-plan tower of the late 16th century distinguishable by its window mouldings

Date added: 17 May 2013
mars work stirling

Mar's Work (Stirling) Past & Present

This beautiful and accomplished 16th century lodging is situated nearby Stirling Castle. Built by the Regent Mar it is closely modeled on the palace of James V in that castle.

Date added: 17 May 2013
castle of park

Castle of Park (Wigtown) Past & Present

A 16th century L-plan tower of 4 storeys and a garret to which wings were added to in the 18th century converting the tower into a country house.

Date added: 17 May 2013
st johns tower

St John's Tower (Wigtown) Past & Present

This 16th century tower stands in the town of Stranraer close to the shore. In the 19th century lacking a 'lock up' the tower was converted into the town jail with cells for fellons and debtors.

Date added: 17 May 2013
Ravenstone Castle

Ravenstone Castle (Wigtown) Past & Present

Situated in the Machars, Ravenstone is late 16th century L-plan tower house extended in the 17th, again in 18th with a full height, double bowed front and finally with large Victorian wing.

Date added: 02 May 2013
Castlewigg

Castlewigg (Wigtown) Past & Present

Situated about 3 miles NW of Whithorn, Castlewigg presents a sorry state. A panel dates this L-plan tower house to 1595 and vaulting, together with a gun loop, supports the fact.

Date added: 30 Apr 2013
Edinample

Edinample Castle (Perth) Past & Present

Situated on Lochearnhead, near Comrie, Edinample is a late 16th century Z-planned castle incorporating an earlier tower.

Date added: 14 Apr 2013
Benholm Tower

Benholm Tower (Kincardine) Past & Present

Benholm provides an example of what can happen if restoration becomes entangled in red tape.

Date added: 26 Feb 2013
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