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Castles in their Past and Present State

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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
Torwood Castle

Torwood Castle (Stirling) Past & Present

Torwood Castle stands high on its wooded hilltop near Stirling. It is a 3-4 storey L-plan tower with a cobbled courtyard enclosed on 3 sides by buildings including a gate house of which the latter is much reduced.

Date added: 02 Jul 2012
Birse Castle

Birse Castle (Aberdeenshire) - Past & Present

Situated in a remote part of Aberdeenshire Birse was a small, rubble built, harled tower house with label moulded corbels and a large circular tower corbelled to the square.

Date added: 24 Jun 2012
Torthornwald Castle

Torthornwald Castle (Dumfries) - Past & Present

Torthornwald Castle is situated in the village of that name in Dumfriesshire and is unusual in many respects.

Date added: 30 May 2012
Terpersie Castle

Terpersie Castle (Aberdeenshire) - Past & Present

Dating from 1561 Terpersie is an A listed Z plan castle on 3 floors surrounded by beautifully maintained garden, situated near Alford.

Date added: 30 May 2012
Carrick Castle

Carrick Castle (Argyll) - Past & Present

This early 15th century castle is built on a rock jutting into Loch Goil. A stronghold of the Clan Campbell it was bombarded by HMS Kingfisher in 1685 during 'Argyll's Rebellion' resulting in much damage.

Date added: 08 May 2012
Boyne Castle

Boyne Castle (Banff) - Past & Present

Boyne Castle is situated near the town of Portsoy and was built between the years 1575-1580.

Date added: 08 May 2012
Timpendean Tower

Timpendean Tower (Roxburgh) - Past & Present

This little 16th century tower is beautifully situated a short walk from Jedburgh. It stands amid earthworks of an obviously earlier date.

Date added: 03 May 2012
Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan (Wester Ross) - Past & Present

Eilean Donan Castle owes its appearance to an almost total rebuilding last century.

Date added: 30 Apr 2012
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