Caerlaverock Castle, dating from the 13th century, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. Photographic Print of Caerlaverock Castle from Robert Harding.
Caerlaverock Castle is a triangular fortress on shore of Solway Firth has mysterious
origins. Built during 1290s, but whether by English or Scots
is unknown. Largely destroyed 1320, rebuilt a few years later
and demolished again by Scots in 1357. Pink-sandstone gatehouse
survives from castle rebuilt 15th century, reduced to ruins
in 1640. Finely carved panels remain from mansion added to building
in 1630s by Robert Maxwell, 1st Earl of Nithsdale.
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