Hermitage Castle

Region :Roxburghshire
Location : Newcastleton
Details : Although a castle is known to have been on this site since at least the 13th century, the central part of the current structure, probably built under the master mason John Lewin of Durham, dates from the end of the 1300’s. Throughout the 1400’s possession of the castle was much fought over by the English and the Scots and additional fortifications were continuously built around the core until the final form of 1540. In the care of Historic Scotland.
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