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Craignethan Castle

By Crossford, Lanarkshire
Map Reference: NS 816 464
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Craignethan Castle : Top of caponier Craignethan Castle : West wall of tower house Craignethan Castle : Entrance to moat
Looking down on the caponier. West face of the tower house. Looking south at the traverse wall in the ditch.
Craignethan Castle : Inside moat towards caponier Craignethan Castle : Gate tower Craignethan Castle : Tower house stairs
Looking north at the caponier. Ruins of the gate tower on the north side of the tower house. In the vestibule of the tower house looking north towards the stairs up.
Craignethan Castle : Rear hall Craignethan Castle : Minstrels gallery Craignethan Castle : Floor above the kitchen
In the vesitbule looking out into the rear hall. In the great hall looking back towards the entrance. Above you can see the minstrels gallery. In the kitchen looking up to the second floor.
Craignethan Castle : South Wall Craignethan Castle : Along the south wall Craignethan Castle : Entrance to Northeast tower
Midway on the south wall where the traverse wall connected. Looking along the south wall up towards the previous photo. Ruins of the north-east tower.