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Caerlaverock Castle

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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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