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Dumbarton Castle

August 5, 1997
Near Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire
Map Reference: NS 400 745
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[Argyll Region]
Dumbarton Castle: Guard turret Dumbarton Castle: Wall carving Dumbarton Castle: Guard station view
Guard turret, lookout point outside the Governor's mansion French prisoners' wall carving Looking at the guard tower from the portcullis
Dumbarton Castle: 10th century sculpted stone Dumbarton Castle: sculpted stone Dumbarton Castle: Capstone with scissors
Sculpted stone, 10th century, indicates a Christian influence. Sculpted stone, 10th century Sculpted stone, 10th century
Dumbarton Castle: The Beak crest Dumbarton Castle: The town Dumbarton Castle: Prison for the French
View of The Beak from White Tower Crag Dumbarton town from White Tower Crag Towards the French prison from White Tower Crag
Dumbarton Castle: White Tower Crag Dumbarton Castle: Power magazine Dumbarton Castle: Prison
View of White Tower Crag from The Beak Powder Magazine at the top of The Beak The French Prison built in 1770 to house Napoleonic prisoners