Dunbar Castle

Dunbar Castle
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Castle Facts:

Location: Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland.
Built: First stone castle c.1070
Condition: Ruined.
Ownership / Access: --
Notes: Dunbar Castle is the remnants of one of the most mighty fortresses in Scotland, situated over the harbour of the town of Dunbar, in East Lothian. The Votadini or Gododdin, are thought to have been the first to defend this site, the Brythonic name Dyn Barr, (the fort of the point) is still in use. By the 7th century, Dunbar Castle was a central defensive position of the Kings of Bernicia, an Anglian kingdom that took over from the British Kingdom of Bryneich.

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