NO6146 : Colliston Castle

taken 12 years ago, near to Colliston, Angus, Great Britain

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Colliston Castle
Colliston Castle
A tower house of E Angus, Colliston Castle lies 4 miles (6 km) northwest of Arbroath. Built on the grounds of a mansion house, granted to John Guthrie by Cardinal Beaton of Arbroath Abbey in 1539, the castle was erected in 1545 on the Z-plan design, with four storeys and an attic. It underwent much alteration during the early 17th century when the top storey was removed, the pepperpot turret reduced in height and removal of the top of the west tower. The tower was sold to the Gordon family in 1691 and then to the Chaplin family in 1721, who retained it until the 1920s. Passing to the Stuarts, it remains their residence and also hosts weddings and corporate events.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 7 June, 2006
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 612 463 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:36.4181N 2:38.0191W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NO 612 464
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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