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An Ancient Mystical Priory In Haunted Scotland

An Ancient Mystical Priory In Haunted Scotland The ancient Restenneth Priory, by Forfar, is believed to have been founded by the king of the Picts around 715AD. The Pictish King was said to have sent for an Abbot to ask for instruction in the Christian faith, and also for builders who could build in the …

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Spirits: Edzell Castle in Angus

Edzell Castle is a stunning semi-ruined 16th-century castle. It’s located close to Edzell, and is around 5 miles north of Brechin, in Angus, Scotland. The Castle was constructed around 1520 by David Lindsay, the 9th Earl of Crawford, and then was expanded on by his son, Sir David Lindsay, Lord Edzell, who also laid out …

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Glamis Castle

Region : Angus Location : five miles west of Forfar Details : a considerable stone and brick structure with turrets, battlements, towers and numerous rooms, suites and galleries. History: Glamis Castle is the historic seat of the Bowes-Lyons family, the lands presented to them by Robert the Bruce in 1372. The Bowes-Lyon family still owns …

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Finavon Castle

Region : Angus Location : Forfar Details : the original 14th century castle is ruinous, however in 1856 a new castle was constructed nearby. It is the ruin which has the paranormal phenomena associated. Paranormal Phenomena : The most enduring apparitions at this castle would appear to be a White Lady and a Blue Lady. …

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Ethie Castle

Region : Angus Location : Inverkeilor Details : dates from around 1300 when a sandstone keep was built by the Abbot and Monks of Arbroath Abbey. In about 1530, the castle was remodelled around a courtyard. Paranormal Phenomena : The appariton of an old man is alleged to have been seen mainly on a narrow …

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Claypotts Castle

Region : Angus Location : 1 mile NW of Broughty Ferry, near Dundee Details : a Z-plan tower house – a rectangular block with round towers at two of the diagonally opposite corners. Two turnpike stairs – one for the family, one for the staff – can be seen in the angles created by the …

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