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Listed castles in Scotland

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 255. Chapters: Edinburgh Castle, Barony and Castle of Giffen, Stirling Castle, Eglinton Castle, Lands of Lainshaw, Tantallon Castle, Kilmaurs Place, Barony of Ladyland, Dirleton Castle, Doune Castle, Edzell Castle, Craigie Castle,... Viac o knihe

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 255. Chapters: Edinburgh Castle, Barony and Castle of Giffen, Stirling Castle, Eglinton Castle, Lands of Lainshaw, Tantallon Castle, Kilmaurs Place, Barony of Ladyland, Dirleton Castle, Doune Castle, Edzell Castle, Craigie Castle, Ayrshire, Edrington, Aberdour Castle, Auchans Castle, Ayrshire, Dunskey Castle, Seagate Castle, Crosbie Castle and the Fullarton estate, Polnoon Castle, Craigmillar Castle, Fingask Castle, Blackness Castle, Skelmorlie Castle, Rowallan Castle, Glamis Castle, Dunstaffnage Castle, Kinneil House, Hume Castle, Loch Leven Castle, Dunans Castle, Dunure Castle, Dunnottar Castle, Muchalls Castle, Ardencaple Castle, Auchenharvie Castle, Caerlaverock Castle, Craignethan Castle, Brodick Castle, Kerelaw Castle, Broughty Castle, Eilean Donan, Dumbarton Castle, Roslin Castle, Terringzean Castle, East Ayrshire, Kinloch Castle, Urquhart Castle, Dean Castle, Little Cumbrae Castle, Threave Castle, St Andrews Castle, Neidpath Castle, Hermitage Castle, Dunrobin Castle, Balgonie Castle, Ardrossan Castle, Stanecastle, Rothesay Castle, Aboyne Castle, Ravenscraig Castle, Barr Castle, Glengarnock Castle, Fetternear Palace, Hatton Castle, Dundonald Castle, Clonbeith Castle, Inverness Castle, Blair Castle, Ardvreck Castle, Huntingtower Castle, Skibo Castle, Smailholm Tower, Crichton Castle, Duart Castle, Mugdock Castle, Trabboch Castle, Bothwell Castle, Kirkhope Tower, Craignish Castle, Corgarff Castle, Towie Barclay Castle, Crawford Castle, Foulis Castle, Borthwick Castle, Castle Grant, Culzean Castle, Braemar Castle, Thirlestane Castle, Menstrie Castle, Craigcrook Castle, Crookston Castle, New Slains Castle, Hawthornden Castle, Pitreavie Castle, Douglas Castle, Barnbougle Castle, Castle Leod, Achnacarry Castle, Castle Fraser, Carbisdale Castle, Kelburn Castle, Kisimul Castle, Dalzell House, Orchardton Tower, Drummond Castle, Ackergill Tower, Hailes Castle, Cawdor Castle, Fordell Castle, Dudhope Castle, Ayton Castle, Castle Toward, Kilchurn Castle, Ferniehirst Castle, Tower of Hallbar, Sauchie Tower, Scalloway Castle, Crathes Castle, Carsluith Castle, Huntly Castle, Hoddom Castle, Merchiston Castle, Newark Castle, Port Glasgow, Gilnockie Tower. Excerpt: Edinburgh Castle is a fortress which dominates the skyline of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, from its position atop the volcanic Castle Rock. Human habitation of the site is dated back as far as the 9th century BC, although the nature of early settlement is unclear. There has been a royal castle here since at least the reign of David I in the 12th century, and the site continued to be a royal residence until the Union of the Crowns in 1603. From the 15th century the castle's residential role declined, and by the 17th century its principal role was as a military base with a large garrison. Its importance as a historic monument was recognised from the 19th century, and various restoration programmes have been carried out since. As one of the most important fortresses in the Kingdom of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle was involved in many historical conflicts, from the Wars of Scottish Independence in the 14th century, up to the Jacobite Rising of 1745, and has been besieged, both successfully and unsuccessfully, on several occasions. Few of the present buildings pre-date the Lang Siege of the 16th century, when the medieval fortifications were largely destroyed by artillery bombardment. The most notable exceptions are St Margaret's Chapel, which dates from the early 1...

  • Vydavateľstvo: Books LLC, Reference Series
  • Rok vydania: 2012
  • Formát: Paperback
  • Rozmer: 246 x 189 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9781157037668

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