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Dunstaffnage Castle, one of the oldest surviving "castles of enceinte". The castle dates back to the 13th century, making it one of Scotland's oldest stone castles, in a local group which includes Castle Sween and Castle Tioram.[1] Guarding a strategic location, it was built by the MacDougall lords of Lorn, and has been held since the 15th century by the Clan Campbell. To this day there is a hereditary Captain of Dunstaffnage, although they no longer reside at the castle.

Dunstaffnage Castle, one of the oldest surviving "castles of enceinte". The castle dates back to the century, making it one of Scotland's oldest stone castles, in a local group which includes Castle Sween and Castle Tioram.

Arundel Castle- There are nearly 1,000 years of history at this great castle, overlooking the River Arun in West Sussex and built at the end of the 11th century by Roger de Montgomery, Earl of Arundel.

Arundel Castle - West Sussex, built at the end of the century by Roger de Montgomery, Earl of Arundel.

Dunstaffnage was built before 1275 by the MacDougall clan, Lords of Lorne.

Dunstaffnage was built before 1275 by the MacDougall clan, Lords of Lorne.

Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland  https://www.facebook.com/WonderfulCastlesInTheWorld

pagewoman: “Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland Childhood home of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.

Castle Stalker, Loch Laich, Scotland

bluepueblo: Island Castle, Loch Laich, Scotland photo by bluestardrop bewitchingbritain: This is Castle Stalker, built around 1320 by the fearsome Clan MacDougall.

Doune Castle, Scotland. Recent research has shown that Doune Castle was originally built in the thirteenth century, then probably damaged in the Scottish Wars of Independence, before being rebuilt in the late 14th century by Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany (1340–1420), the son of King Robert II of Scotland, and Regent of Scotland from 1388 until his death. By 1800 the castle was ruined, but restoration works were carried out in the 1880s, prior to its passing into state care in the 20th…

Recent research has shown that Doune Castle was originally built in the thirteenth century, then probably damaged in the Scottish Wars of Independence, before being rebuilt in the late century by Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany

Blackness Castle is a 15th-century fortress, near the village of Blackness, Scotland, on the south shore of the Firth of Forth. It was built, probably on the site of an earlier fort, by Sir George Crichton in the 1440's.

Blackness Castle is a fortress, near the village of Blackness, Scotland, on the south shore of the Firth of Forth by Dave Cleghorn

Dunstaffnage Castle And Chapel, Argyl, is an ancient site and was was a stronghold since the 7th century or earlier. It was held by the MacDougalls, but was seized by Robert the Bruce. Then the Campbells of Argyll were made hereditary keepers of the castle.

Dunstaffnage Castle And Chapel, Argyl, is an ancient site and was a stronghold since the century or earlier. It was held by the MacDougalls, but was seized by Robert the Bruce. Then the Campbells of Argyll were made hereditary keepers of the castle.

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