Scottish Castles Association

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Castles in their Past and Present State

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Ochiltree House

Ochiltree House (Ayr) Past & Lost

Ochiltree House stood in the village of that name in Ayrshire. It is not to be confused with the Ochiltree in Lothian. It was a plain building, 3 storeys high with crow stepped gables and a slate roof.

Date added: 19 Dec 2013
Stenhouse Castle

Stenhouse (Stirling) Past & Lost

Stenhouse was a most attractive tower house stood just outside the town of Stenhousemuir. Though at first sight it appears to be the one building the part to the right was built in 1836.

Date added: 12 Dec 2013
Aldbar Castle

Aldbar Castle (Angus) Past & Lost

This Category B Listed building stood some 2 miles west of the town of Brechin. It was a massive tower house of 1540 built by Sir Thomas Lyon and reckoned a place of some strength.

Date added: 12 Dec 2013
Barr Castle

Barr Castle (Renfrew) Past & Present

Barr Castle stands on a ridge with wide views over Lochwinnoch and near the village of that name. It it a notable landmark for travelers though difficult to find a place to park! It is an early 16th century tower.

Date added: 06 Dec 2013
Old Sauchie

Old Sauchie (Stirling) Past & Present

This attractive little 16th century L-plan tower house near Bannockburn was a mere shell until it was purchased and splendidly restored by a SCA member.

Date added: 05 Dec 2013

Gight Castle (Aberdeen) Past & Present

Situated near Pitmedden Gight is a 16th century L-plan tower with ranges of later outbuildings. It stands isolated on a steep slope above the River Ythan amidst the remains of once splendid gardens.

Date added: 05 Dec 2013

Dryhope Tower (Selkirk) Past & Present

Situated in the isolated border country above St Mary’s Loch, Dryhope is a stout little 16th century tower house once surrounded by a barmkin.

Date added: 05 Dec 2013

Balvenie Castle (Moray) Past & Present

This exceptional castle, which dates from the 13th to 16th centuries, is situated near Dufftown.

Date added: 05 Dec 2013

Kenmure Castle (Kirkcudbright) Past & Present

The roofless shell of Kenmure Castle stands high above a marsh at New Galloway. Originally a enclosure castle of the 13th century it was added to and altered over the years.

Date added: 03 Dec 2013

Cessford Castle (Roxburgh) Past & Present

Cessford Castle stands on a hill top near Morebattle and forms a prominent landmark. A 15th century L-plan border fortress with walls 14 feet thick this castle had an eventful history.

Date added: 03 Dec 2013
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