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OS1/14/13/14

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Careston Castle (Continued 026 [continued from page 13]
in its appearance an aspect of grandeur well suited to a baronial residence." New Statl. [Statistical] Account

The Castle is not in a ruinous state, but it has not been occupied for a considerable time. The pleasure grounds around the Castle, the office houses, & the policies generally are in a neglected condition. The wings of the Castle are represented on the Examination Trace by the divisions shewn in the building , & the "lobby", which is a low building of one story, is separated also on the Trace from the body of the Castle by a division. The Square portion of the Castle & the wings are of similar height, the divisions being adopted on the Tracing as explanatory of its description. The office house behind the Castle stroked on the Examination Trace is supposed to be of a great age as any part of the Castle. The whole of the policies of Careston are kept as permanent pasture ground, with the exception of the small holding of the Park Trace 5.26-15, which see. Careston is the Earl of Fife's property.

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Co. [County] Forfar -- Careston Parish

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