Blackness Castle

Falkirk, Scotland

City/Town/Village: Charlestown
District: Falkirk
County: Falkirk
Latitude/Longitude: 56.0059, -3.5163
Postcode: KY11 3ET
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the castle)

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Blackness Castle is a Listed Building. Here's what the official description says about it:

15th cent. CURTAIN WALLS: Plan resembling <> of a ship.
NORTH BASTION ('the Stem'): Altered 1693. 2 vaulted storeys
and pit-prison. surmounted by gun-platform. MID TOWER ('the
Main Mast'). Square. 4 storeys. Corbelled parapet. Angle
turrets, Barrel-vaulted rooms. Turnpike stair-tower (added
1667). Draw-well outside. GOVERNOR'S HOUSE at S. end: 16th
cent. L-plan. 4 storeys and cape-house (corbie-stopped).
Terrace on court side. Turnpike stair leading to Hall etc.
SPUR to W. of House: Heightened and altered 1693. Angle
turret. Iron yett opening on to pend.

Information from British Listed Buildings


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