Glamis Castle is situated beside the village of Glamis, in Angus, Scotland. It’s the home of the Earl and Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne.
The castle has been the home of the Lyon family since the 14th century, though the present building dates largely from the 17th century. Glamis was the childhood home of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.
Named “The Most Dangerous Castle In England” due to its strategic position, overlooking the River Tweed and within close proximity to Scotland, who have fought long-standing wars with their English counterparts.
The castle at Norham is partly ruined but in surprisingly good condition, and well looked after by the English Heritage. This can be assessed by the well-kept lawns and lack of litter in this stunning looking location.
Huntingtower was once named the “Place Of Ruthven” until around the 1600’s which would be in accordance with the noble family of Ruthvens.
It’s been in great company over the years too, playing host for Mary Queen Of Scots, Lord Darnley and even Mary’s son, James VI, whom was held here against his will by the Earl of Gowrie. It certainly has its history and with every such history……we find associated paranormal allegations and observations.
The stunning building – which sits within Govan – was commissioned by Lady Dinah Pearce in memory of her late husband Sir William Pearce MP of the Fairfield Shipyard, who died in 1888. The building was designed by Sir Robert Rowand Anderson in the style of a large 17th century Scottish town house and constructed between 1902 and 1906.
The Pearce Institute was intended as a local social centre for the surrounding community and offered ‘Govanites’ a men’s & women’s reading room and clubs, a library, a gymnasium, cooking and laundry departments, and a retiring room. In addition to this, the organ, stage and gallery in the McLeod Hall made it a popular venue for dance and social gatherings alike.
On the wall at the entrance to the building is the greeting:
I’ve written extensively about the audio application software Echovox, providing information on how to get the most out of it, and even constructing a working hypothesis on the what, where, and when, on operation and probabilities.
Yet, still we have a few who are going to grab the old way of thinking and proclaim it ‘fake’ without doing any of the above – working hypothesis – and refusing to show one when asked for said workings.
The jail is said to be haunted by a man called Edwin McArthur, a former prisoner at the jail who was executed in 1855. It is said that his apparition has been seen threatening members of the public and causing a dark atmosphere at the place.