Blackness Castle: Is Blackness Castle Haunted

Is Blackness Castle Haunted

 Is Blackness Castle HauntedOnce described by historian – and earlier Most Haunted regular – Richard Jones, as the worst paranormal site he had visited, stating “It terrified me!”

This was a must visit for the readers and researchers who follow the work of Haunted Scotland.

Situated on the Firth of Forth, it was built in the 15th century by the Crichtons, but annexed by James II becoming a royal residence. It played its part in history as a prison, housing some high-ranking individuals.

The castle became a formidable stronghold with thickened walls and defensive guns, the garrison held it in support of Mary Queen of Scots for six years and It was besieged by Cromwell in 1650 who left the castle in ruins. It was restored during the Napoleonic wars when it again served as a prison.

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Blackness Castle

Region : Lothian
Location : Banks Of The Forth

Details : Situated on the Firth of Forth, it was built in the 15th century by the Crichtons but annexed by James II and became a royal residence. It played its part as a prison housing some high ranking individuals. The castle became a formidable stronghold with thickened walls and defensive guns, the garrison held it in support of Mary Queen of Scots for six years and It was besieged by Cromwell in 1650 who left the castle in ruins. It was restored during the Napoleonic wars when it again served as a prison.
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