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Careston Castle
Careston Castle
Careston Castle
Careston Castle
Careston Castle
Valuation Roll
Mr Hannay Factor
Mr Gordon Land Steward
New Statistical Account
Land of the Lindsays
Jervise's Memorials
026 "Under this head (antiquities) may be mentioned the Castle of Careston, the main part of which was erected 440 years ago by the Earl of Crawford who, tradition says also built Finhaven his chief residence. The West wing which is evidently the oldest, is said to have been built by one of the Carnegy family, & most likely when they came into the possession of the property of Careston. The East wing is thought to have been built by Major S Keene, soon after he acquired the Estate. Both wings project to a good distance from the main body of the house but are connected by a long lobby in front. Although the Castle cannot boast much ornament in its construction it is on the whole a stately edifice & carries in
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Co. [County] Forfar -- Careston Parish

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