Leuchars Castle

Leuchars Castle
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Castle Facts:

Location: Fife, Scotland.
Built: 12th century.
Condition: Ruins.
Ownership / Access: --.
Notes: Leuchars Castle, was a castle that was located near Leuchars, Fife, Scotland. A motte and bailey castle was built in the 12th century. The town was created a barony in the time of King William the Lion. The castle was built of stone in the 13th century. Gilbert Marshal, Earl of Pembroke, attacked and slighted the castle in 1327. The castle was besieged and attacked in 1337 by forces of Sir Andrew Murray and the English garrison surrendered. Rebuilt in the 16th century, the castle was demolished in the 20th century.

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