L – Lauriston to Lordscairnie


Loch Leven Castle

Is Loch Leven Castle Haunted? Loch Leven Castle is relatively small, consisting mainly of an outer curtain wall, the tower house and another smaller tower called the “Glassin Tower”. Probably originating as a small stone-built keep Loch Leven was a royal castle from 1257. The English Army built a fortress there at the end of …

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Lauriston Castle

Region : Midlothian Location : 2a Cramond Road South Davidson’s Mains. Edinburgh Details : Originally a 1590s tower house, the castle was built for Sir Archibald Napier, and extended during 1824-27 the castle was extended and modernised for the then owner, Thomas Allen, In 1902 the castle was purchased by William Robert Reid. In 1926 …

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Linlithgow Palace

Region : West Lothian Location : Linlithgow Details : This was the castle of the Stewart kings of Scotland from the 15th century . In 1512 Mary, Queen of Scots was born here. For more details see the feature page on Undiscovered scotland

Littledean Tower

Region : Berwickshire Location : near Ploughlands Farm Details : Littledean Tower, near Ploughlands Farm, was formerly a very important defended house. For many years it was the home of the Kers of Littledean, a branch of the Kers of Cessford. It makes use of the unusual site which it commands with the River Tweed …

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Lordscairnie Castle

Lordscairnie Castle Region : Fife Location : Details : Little remains of the original keep and tower of the 15/16th century building which was built for the Earls of Crawford. The loch which used to surround the castle has been drained and it is said that treasure is buried nearby. Paranormal Phenomena : The 4th …

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