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A fine L-plan tower house of c1500-20 with gunloops and a staircase in the wing lies at the southern corner of a late 16th century courtyard with remains of chambers and service buildings on all four sides. The tower has a parapet on chequered corbelling with angle-rounds. There is a fine walled garden dated 1604 with arms of Sir David Lindsay, sculptured panels of the planetary deities, the liberal arts, and the cardinal virtues, a summer house and footings of a bath-house.

Written by  Mike Salter.

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“Edzell castle gardens”

Edzell Castle and Gardens is located a few miles north west of Brechin.Much of the castle is ruined but the red sandstone is very beautiful. For me the garden is the main attraction. It was constructed in 1604, you can still see the coat of arms and the… Read more...

Written by  Karen Bryan.

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