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Cruggleton Castle

Gordon Ewart

Cruggleton Castle

report of excavations 1978-1981

by Gordon Ewart

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Published by Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society in Dumfries .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Scotland.,
  • Cruggleton Castle Site (Dumfries and Galloway),
  • Scotland -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gordon Ewart with contributions by L. Barnetson, D.H. Caldwell and G.R. Haggarty.
    ContributionsDumfriesshire andGalloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72p. :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15338106M
    ISBN 100950472611
    OCLC/WorldCa13670687

    Garlieston is a small port on the east coast of The Machars, well placed to serve both Whithorn to the south west and, after the silting of its own harbour, Wigtown to the north.. The origins of Garlieston date back to the s when Lord Garlies planned and built a small port on the sheltered shores of what later became known as Garlieston Bay.   We stopped at Cruggleton castle, now reduced to a single reconstructed arch but with a superb position on top of a ft-high cliff, then we went on. The sun was shining and it was warm. The sun.

    Cruggleton Castle: Report of excavations Ewart, Gordon This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Excavations at Stirling Castle Ewart, Gordon. Published by An extract from Post-Medieval Archaeology. The castle was then used as a prison. At the end of the 14th century, it was a property of Alexander Stewart, the Wolf of Badenoch. Lochindorb passed to the Douglas Earls of Moray, who strengthened it against James II, but was dismantled after their fall in , and not reused.

    From the Wigtown area's many book shops to the Edinburgh of Walter Scott, Robert Burns and Muriel Spark, Scotland is prime territory for the written word. On the literary trail in Scotland - Author: Kari Howard. However, until , Cruggleton castle had been owned by John Comyn, Earl of Buchan, and before that, it was the residence of the Lords of Galloway. So it is not impossible that the barony of Clugstoun was actually part of the Cruggleton lands. The Hundred Years War.


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Cruggleton Castle by Gordon Ewart Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gallery of images for Peace and Quiet Holidays, Sorbie, near Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland. ⋅ Book co-authored by the late Charles McKean named as Saltire Book of the Year ⋅ Loudoun Castle to Cruggleton Castle book given a new lease of life Cruggleton Castle (past & present) This 13th C coastal castle occupies a dramatic cliff-top position near Garlieston.

Its extensive site was excavated within recent years and a complex history revealed. Cruggleton Castle can be found on a clifftop promontory overlooking Wigtown Bay in Galloway a few miles to the south of Wigtown. Just over half a mile to the north the cliffs drop down to the sandy Cruggleton Bay, and to the south they are broken by the outpouring of Palmallet Rock.

Get this from a library. Cruggleton Castle: report of excavations [Gordon Ewart; Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society.]. Cruggleton Lodge is a restored farmhouse building that is part of the acre Galloway House Estate.

Once owned by the Earl of Galloway and dating back to the 18th Century, it now has a charming blend of rustic features with contemporary interiors.

Great little book. Includes the Garlieston to Cruggleton Castle walk: "This coastal jaunt starts and finishes at the pretty village of Garlieston, which sits sn ugly on the foreshore overlooking Wigtown Bay on the east coast of the Machars.

The area is packed with history, from Iron Age settlements to secret military exercises in World War II. The origins of the church seem to date back to the s, and it was probably built by whoever was also responsible for building Cruggleton Castle, whose scant remains stand on the coast a little under half a mile to the east.

This is believed to have belonged to the Lords of Galloway and later to the Earls of Buchan. Galdenoch Castle is a tower house near the Scottish village of Leswalt in the Council Area Dumfries and ruin is listed as a Scheduled Monument.

Description. Galdenoch Castle is isolated on the Rhins of Galloway about mi ( km) west of Leswalt. A badge shows the year of construction and the initials GA. The Roman Church, through skulduggery, obtained a charter from King Robert Bruce granting them possession of the castle, and the Kerlies were thus evicted from Cruggleton.

This family is also documented in "The Scottish Nation; or the Surnames, Families, Literature, Honours, and Biographical History of the People of Scotland" by William Anderson. Across the bay is a path up to the remains of Cruggleton Castle.

The boundary wall of Galloway House Estate (through which you pass on the way to Cruggleton) was built by Napoleonic prisoners of. From the cottage, the coastal path can lead you to a safe sandy beach in one direction or along a cliff top path to ruined 13th-century Cruggleton Castle in the other.

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Dumfries and Galloway (Scots: Dumfries an Gallowa, Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Phrìs is Gall-Ghaidhealaibh) is one of 32 unitary council areas of Scotland and is located in the western Southern comprises the historic counties of Dumfriesshire, Stewartry of Kirkcudbright and Wigtownshire, the latter two of which are collectively known as HQ: Dumfries.

Cruggleton Castle: report of excavations, Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Type Book Author(s) Gordon Ewart, Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society Date Publisher Dumfriesshire and Galloway. Castle Photo Archive. Castle Postcards.

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From evidence of stone circles larger than Stonehenge, to St Ninian, who first brought Christianity to Scotland, to now being known as Scotland’s official book town, we should be proud of this being where our Broadfoot family began. David Broadfoot was born in in Cruggleton, Scotland.

This is the site of Cruggleton Castle. Cruggleton Castle. Great little book. Includes the Garlieston to Cruggleton Castle walk: "This coastal jaunt starts and finishes at the pretty village of Garlieston, which sits snugly on the foreshore overlooking Wigtown Bay on the east coast of the Machars.

The area is packed with history, from Iron Age settlements to secret military exercises in World War II. Garlieston is close to Wigtown — Scotland’s National Book Town, Head south via Rigg Bay ( mi) to the airy heights of Cruggleton Cliffs and you reach Cruggleton Castle, an English garrison at the time of Robert the Bruce.

You can continue the walk to the Isle of Whithorn and catch a bus for the return journey. Walking from Garlieston to the Cruggleton Point and the ruins of Cruggleton Castle, we stumbled upon Galloway Gardens. Calm and serene with wandering paths and the Handkerchief Tree. If you’re in the area it’s worth a visit.

Take a picnic and enjoy the isolation. We’re here in /5(31). Media in category "Cruggleton Castle" The following 4 files are in this category, out of 4 total. Cliffs by Cruggleton Woods (Geographby-Andy-Farrington).jpg × ; 98 KBInstance of: castle. Cruggleton Castle A solitary arch of Cruggleton Castle is all that remains of a grand eight-tower castle.

Overlooking the Solway Firth, the castle was constructed on an earlier promontory fort, and its stone was later plundered for building.The property was held by the Kennedys from the 15th century or earlier, and Gilbert Kennedy of Bargany is on record in In Thomas Kennedy of Bargany rescued Allan Stewart, commendator of Crossraguel Abbey, from Dunure Castle after the Gilbert Kennedy, Earl of Cassillis, had had Stewart tortured to try to gain the lands of the abbey, starting a feud.

A walk to Cruggleton Church and Castle. Cruggleton Church is a strange building, hidden in trees and surrounded by a wall. It stands alone in a field, but may once have served a village that’s since disappeared. The church looks fairly modern, but it dates to the 12th century.