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H/J – Haining to Jedburgh


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Haining Castle

Region :Stirlingshire Location : Between Linlithgow and Falkirk Details : Haining Castle is a fifteenth century manor consisting originally of an L-shaped building of ground floor and three upper floor, The lands were granted to Reginald de Craufurd in the reign of James 1. The castle contained a chapel on the second floor. In 1600 …

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Hallgreen Castle

Region :Aberdeenshire Location : Inverbervie Details : Built inn the 1370’s Paranormal Phenomena : Hallgreen is supposedly haunted by two teenage girls and a strange man in a long cloak.

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 …

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Huntingtower Castle

Region :Perthshire Location : Perth Details : Huntingtower castle has been the focus of a history of royal intrigue, which led to the original name of the castle – Ruthven, being changed form its earlier association with the Ruthven family The Ruthven family – who were to become the earls of Gowrie – originally built …

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Huntly Castle

Region :Aberdeenshire Location : Details : a magnificent ruin of a castle dating from the 12th century motte to the palace block erected in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Gordon family. The architectural details and heraldic enrichments are particularly impressive. This property is managed by Historic Scotland. A full history is given on …

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Jedburgh Castle

Region :Roxburghshire Location : Jedburgh Details : Jedburgh Castle was a 12th century motte and bailey earthwork castle founded by King David I. Nothing now remains of the royal stone castle, which was occupied by both the Scottish and the English until 1409. The castle was then destroyed, to deny its use to the English. …

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