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Dudhope Castle
Dudhope Castle
Dudhope Castle
Thomson's Hist. [History] of Dundee 1847
Small's Hist. [History] of Dundee 1792
Dundee Directory
Crawfords Plan of Dundee 1776
Fullarton's Gazetteer of Scotland
054 [Situation] Near the NW [North West] end of the town of Dundee
This castle which is situated towards the North West side of Dundee on an elevated plateau overlooking the Town & Commanding extensive prospects of the Surrounding Country presents but few if any of those features so generally characteristic of a Baronial Castle or fortress. The ancient building having been completely altered in outline and in a great measure reconstructed in its present form upwards of half a Century back to adapt it for the purposes to which it is now devoted viz: infantry Barracks, there is every reason to suppose that that circumstance must have led to the destruction of many objects of interest in antiquarian research & swept away whatever traces of feudal grandeur may have at that time existed either in the interior or outside the building. The early history of this Castle like many others in Scotland owing to the absence of authentic records, is involved in obscurity & the exact date of its erection Cannot now be determined. - It is known however
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