List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Edzell Castle
Stirling Tower
Flower Garden
Summer house
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and where some of the trees still remain. - As the walls of the Castle rise much higher than the apartments within them, from the top roofs being away, the apartments are coloured much lighter on the trace to show the distinction.
"The Castle of Edzell is a very extensive ruin, & consists of two towers connected together by what had once been a range of magnificent apartments. The square tower on the South, called Stirling's Tower, is evidently of much older date than the rest of the building, Tradition reports that this tower was built and inhabited by a family of the name of Stirling, from whom it descended, by marriage, to the Lindsays of Glenesk,. The round tower on the North, and other parts of the Castle, appear to have been built at different periods, after it came into the Lindsay family, Edzell was one of the Castles which Cromwell, in 1651, occupied with a garrison. It ceased to be a residence, in 1714, when its owner left it,"
New Stat. [Statistical] Account.

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