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Castle Grant sold after 2 weeks on market

Castle Grant on the outskirts of Grantown-on-Spey has been sold for over £1.1million after just 2 weeks on the market . Music industry PR man Jordan Harkins, from Aberdeen, tweeted: “Just found out my auntie bought the castle Craig Whyte … Continue reading

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Colliston Castle for sale

Colliston Castle, a 16th century castle in the Angus countryside near Arbroath is for sale.  It has been used as a private residence since it was built in King Henry VIII’s reign 550 years ago, retains  period features such as … Continue reading

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Terpersie Castle for sale

The earliest dated example of the Scottish Z-type castle, Terpersie Castle, consists of a main building, 28 feet by 18 feet with a round tower, 17 feet diameter, at diagonally opposite corners. The gun loophole dated ‘1561’ has been built into an internal wall at Knockespock House (NJ 544 241: NJ52SW 22.00). The later east wing, shown on MacGibbon and Ross’s (1887-92) plan, has been demolished, and the whole castle has gone to ruin since 1885. The ‘Balbithan Manuscript’, compiled in 1644, states that William Gordon of Terpersie ‘built the house of Terpersie and cast a ditch about it’, but no trace of this moat now exists. Continue reading

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Carlowrie Castle for sale – property for sale

Carlowrie Castle ,one of the country’s finest rural estates went on sale today with a £3.75million price tag. The sale of Carlowrie Castle – a baronial estate outside Edinburgh – might trigger a rush of overseas interest and was welcomed as a sign of “top-end recovery” Continue reading

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Fifteen Scottish castles for sale

The Scottish property market looks like it is bucking the economic trend with at least 15 castles for sale at the moment . Castles and three sporting estates are for sale in Scotland, with interest from buyers across Europe and the US. Continue reading

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Top ten Scottish castles ecards

Scotland has hundreds of castles old and new , ruined and modernised . I have compiled a list of my top ten castles . I have been taking pictures of castles for over 10 years and each one offers a unique challenge Continue reading

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