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🏅artist | @stuartmckay81 📍location | dunrobin castle, 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
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🏰dunrobin castle is the most northerly of scotland's great houses and the largest in the northern highlands. the castle is also one of britain's oldest continuously inhabited houses dating back to the early 1300s, home to the earls and later, the dukes of sutherland.
🏰the castle, which resembles a french château with its towering conical spires, has seen the architectural influences of sir charles barry, who designed london’s houses of parliament, and scotland’s own sir robert lorimer. 🛥the castle was used as a naval hospital during the first world war and as a boys’ boarding school from 1965 to 1972. 🌍located on the east coast of the northern highlands the castle has a wonderful vista overlooking the moray firth.
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26 2,284 3 days ago
The famous castle „eltz“ is already 850 years old and still looks beautiful. when i visited this great castle with my travel buddy @emphotoz for the first time, we were impressed and really enthusiastic. which is your favorite castle? i hope you like my newest shot 🍂.
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206 1,312 8 hours ago
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caerlaverock castle, scotland🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
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with its moat, twin towered gatehouse and imposing battlements, this awe-inspiring castle is the epitome of the medieval stronghold and one of the finest castles in scotland. although ruined, caerlaverock is still a substantial structure and you can explore many different features within its unique triangular ground plan. caerlaverock’s triangular shape is unique among british castles. a walk around the castle gives a sense of its strength, economy of form and pleasing geometry.
three lengths of defensive curtain wall are linked at their three angles by high corner towers. on the north side is an impressive twin-towered gatehouse, where the maxwells had their private rooms.
the maxwells repaired and upgraded caerlaverock over the years. the impressive machicolations (slotted defences) at the top of each tower date from the late 1300s or early 1400s – by which time the wars of independence with england had taken their toll.
inside the castle walls is the remarkable nithsdale lodging, built in the 1630s by robert maxwell, 1st earl of nithsdale. its attractive façade, with its ornate renaissance stone carvings, is a sharp contrast to the severe castle walls.
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artist | @a.scotgarians.journey
location | glamis castle, 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
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glamis castle stands in open angus countryside some four miles south of kirriemuir and five miles south west of forfar. the word "splendid" could have been coined specifically to describe it. never quite symmetrical from any angle, this is one of the most visually pleasing castles in scotland. there is something about the massive central keep, the conically roofed corner towers, the central stair tower and, above all else, the crenellated roofline and array of projecting turrets that makes this as near a perfect scottish castle as you could imagine.
the sense of splendour begins as soon as you enter the castle grounds, though the queen mother memorial gates which, since 2008, have stood at the west end of the village of glamis. from here a dead straight avenue a little under a mile long is aligned perfectly with the castle's central stair tower, and as you approach the view of the castle gradually opens up, set against the angus hills in the background. it was an accident of history that led to the basic building blocks of the castle being primarily aligned north east to south west, but we have the 3rd earl earl of kinghorne to thank for producing the overall arrangement we see today in the late 1600s, and for the alignment of the avenue along which you approach. the end result is a remarkably impressive entrance.
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