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Castles in their Past and Present State

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Tinnis Castle

Tinnis Castle (Peebles) Past & Present

Tinnis Castle stands within an Iron Age fort high on a hill near Drumelzier. The site is spectacular though the remains are scant.

Date added: 17 Sep 2012
Mains Castle

Mains Castle (East Kilbride) Past & Present

Mains Castle, stands near the town of East Kilbride in Lanarkshire and dates from the late 15th century. The masonry is of good quality ashlar and rises 3 storeys to a corbelled parapet.

Date added: 14 Sep 2012
Kelburn

Kelburn Castle (Ayr) Past & Present

Kelburn is situated above the town of Largs on the Ayrshire coast is now a Country Centre and open to the public.

Date added: 04 Sep 2012
Sauchie Tower

Sauchie Tower (Clackmannan) Past & Present

Sauchie Tower is a well-built tower house of the 15th century standing some 55 feet high with walls 6 feet thick. It comprises of 4 floors with entresol and is topped by a broad, corbelled parapet with rounds.

Date added: 04 Sep 2012
Inverquarity

Inverquharity Castle (Angus) Past & Present

Inverquharity Castle is an L-plan tower-house of the 15th century. The E wing was demolished before 1884 leaving an ugly scar but the rest of the castle remained in a good state until restoration in 1970.

Date added: 10 Aug 2012
s Cavers House

Cavers House (Roxburgh) Past & Present

Cavers House (built between 1750 and 1884) was demolished in 1953 but the lofty tower house which formed its nucleus was allowed to remain, albeit as a roofless ruin.

Date added: 12 Jul 2012
Hillslap Tower

Hillslap Tower (Roxburgh) Past & Present

Hillslap is situated in the Scottish Borders near to Melrose. A lintel date gives its building as 1585. It is L-plan tower house of 4 storeys with one wing rising higher.

Date added: 12 Jul 2012
Craigie Castle

Craigie Castle (Ayrshire) Past & Present

Craigie Castle stands near the the town of Symington with its 12th century church.

Date added: 10 Jul 2012
Kilmartin

Kilmartin Castle (Argyll) Past & Present

Kilmartin Castle stands in the village of that name in Argyll. It consists of a low, 16th century Z-plan tower house of random rubble (originally harled).

Date added: 09 Jul 2012
Cathcart Castle

Cathcart Castle (Glasgow) Past & Present

This is what happens when a castle comes under the care of Glasgow. Cathcart was a massive tower house of the early 15th century surrounded by a curtain wall equipped with round towers.

Date added: 02 Jul 2012
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