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The Chatelaine's Scottish Castles

The Castles of Lanark and Renfrew
(around Glasgow) Scotland

Alphabetical List with Links

Travel & Accommodation Information:
Glasgow - Argyll - Ayrshire

Auchenbathie14K
Auchinames14K
Auldton-m
Barochan--
Barr16K
Bedlay16Lm Record by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.
Belstane16T
Beltrees16-
Boghall16-
Bothwell13O Historic Scotland
Link to photos by Phil Wright
Broken Tower--
Cadzow12m Historic Scotland
Castlemilk16Tm
Cathcart15KK
Cloak--
Corra16T Details of this ruin
Cot-K
Couthalley14L
Craignethan16T Historic Scotland
Crawford12C
Crookston14KK
Crossbracket16T
Dalzell15T
Dargavel House16Z
Douglas13-
Duchal
near Greenock
14K RCAHMS record
Dunrod--
Dunsyre-K
Duntervy15KK
Eastend16T
Easter Greenock16-
Edmonston House15KK
Elliston15K
Farme15K
Fatlips16T
Garrion Tower16L
Gilbertfield
(2.5 miles N of East Kilbride)
16L
Gilkerscleuch House--
Gourock--
Gryffe--
Haggs16L
Hallbar Tower16T
Houston House16C
Inchnock-T
Inverkip15K
Jerviswood16L
Johnstone16m Link to photos by Phil Wright.
Lamington Tower15KK
Lanark13O
Levan14L Official web site with photos, architectural drawings, history. Details of availability for accommodation and weddings.
Lickprivick17KK
Mains15KK
Mearns Tower15KK
Newark15TPhoto by Historic Scotland
Ogs--
Parkhall-m
Plotcock16T
Pollok-K
Polnoon14K
Provan16T
Ranfurly15K
Ringsdale--
Rutherglen13O
Sherbrooke Castle
Castle Hotel photo
16KK Sherbrooke Castle Hotel - luxury accommodation just outside Glasgow
Stanely16L
Strathaven
(also known as Avondale Castle)
15KK Strathaven castle site
Page by Undiscovered Scotland
The Peel17Lm
Torrance16L
Wallans--
Wandel Tower-T
Waygateshaw House16C

Classification of castles by code letter:
T towers and tower houses
(mainly around 1540-1680)
K simple keeps
(14th and early 15th century)
KK developed keeps including chambers and courtyards
(from around 1400-1540)
E E-plan tower houses featuring more than one wing
(16th and 17th centuries)
L L-plan tower houses featuring a main block and one wing
(16th and 17th centuries)
Z Z-plan tower houses featuring 2 corner towers situated obliquely opposite each other (16th and 17th centuries)
O walled enclosures
(mainly 12th and 13th century)
C reasonably important castles built around a central courtyard
h 18th century tower houses V castles of unusual plan
m much modified or modernised castellated structures

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