Castle of St. John

Castle of St. John
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Castle Facts:

Location: Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.
Built: 16th century.
Condition: Restored as a museum.
Ownership / Access: Dumfries and Galloway Council.
Opening Times: Check their website for more info.
Price of Admission: Check their website for more info.
Notes: The Castle of St. John is an early 16th-century L-plan tower house in the centre of Stranraer, in Dumfries and Galloway, southwest Scotland. It was built by the Adairs of Kilhilt c.1510. It has been used as a home, a court, a prison, and as a military garrison during the "Killing Times" of Covenanter persecution in the 1680s. The castle was refurbished in the late 1980s and is now a museum.

Castle of St. John Links:

Castle of St. John On Wikipedia
Castle of St John - official site



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