Cessnock Castle

East Ayrshire, Scotland

City/Town/Village: Galston
District: East Ayrshire
County: East Ayrshire
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5905, -4.36462
Postcode: KA4 8NB
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the castle)

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

A good example of a keep enlarged into a mansion of
courtyard form - keep, a plain rectangular block,
originally called the "Towre of Galstoune" occupies south-
west angle of quadrangle - Extended mansion exhibits a
considerable amount of Renaissance design; principal
apartments on 1st floor decorated with enriched panelling
in use during 17th century; great hall or dining room has
painted wooden ceiling; access to various rooms provided
by two staircases in angles of quadrangle, that in south-
east angle containing principal entrance doorway with
architrave and ornamental pediment - Property acquired by
Duke of Portland, 1890, when the buildings were altered
to form a modern mansion.

Information from British Listed Buildings


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