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Castles in their Past and Present State

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Rais Tower

Rais Tower (Renfrewshire) - Past & Present

The Tower of Rais, also known as 'Stewart’s Rais', was built in the reign of James II and stood on a bank above the Levern Water. It was recorded as being 'square in form with very thick walls'.

Date added: 13 Apr 2012
Newbyres Castle

Newbyres Castle (Mid-Lothian) - Past & Present

The fragmentary remains of Newbyres Castle. This 16 th century L-plan tower house stands in an open space at Gorebridge, Mid-Lothian.

Date added: 11 Apr 2012
Stonelaw Tower

Stonelaw Tower (Lanarkshire) - Past & Present

Stonelaw stood on the boundary of Rutherglen and Burnside in Lanarkshire.

Date added: 10 Apr 2012
Almond Castle

Almond Castle (Stirlingshire) - Past & Present

Situated between Falkirk and Lithgow Almond Castle is an early 15th L-shaped tower vaulted on lower and upper floors with walls 7 feet thick.

Date added: 09 Apr 2012
Carnousie

Carnousie Castle (Banffshire) - Past & Present

Carnousie Castle stands to the NE of Huntly. The house is a perfect example of a Z-plan castle with alternate round and square towers.

Date added: 27 Mar 2012
Strathaven Castle

Strathaven Castle (Lanarkshire) - Past & Present

Strathaven Castle is 70 feet in length with a round tower, 4 storeys high, and a projecting wing at the rear.

Date added: 25 Mar 2012
Law Castle

Law Castle (Ayrshire) - Past & Present

Law Castle is situated above the town of West Kilbride in Ayrshire. Built about 1468 it consists of a tall, oblong tower house of 4 storeys and parapet projecting on continuous corbelling.

Date added: 25 Mar 2012
Kilbirnie Place

Place of Kilbirnie (Ayrshire) - Past & Present

Kilbirnie Castle (or Place of Kilbirnie) is situated in North Ayrshire between the towns of Beith and Largs.

Date added: 17 Mar 2012
Sorbie Castle

Sorbie Tower (Wigtown) - Past & Present

A handsome, well built L-plan tower of the late 16th century situated between Wigtown and Whithorn in the Machars.

Date added: 16 Mar 2012
towie barclay

Towie Barclay (Aberdeenshire) - Past & Present

A mid 16th century L-plan tower located near Turiff in Aberdeenshire. In 1792 the building lost its upper two storeys much to the detriment of its appearance.

Date added: 16 Mar 2012
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