Floors Castle

Floors Castle
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Castle Facts:

Location: Roxburghshire, Scottish Borders, Scotland.
Built: 1721.
Condition: Occupied.
Ownership / Access: Duke of Roxburghe.
Opening times: Check their website for more info.
Price of admission: Check their website for more info.
Notes: Floors Castle, in Roxburghshire, south east Scotland, is the seat of the Duke of Roxburghe. Despite its name it is a country house rather than a fortress. It was built in the 1720s by the architect William Adam for Duke John, possibly incorporating an earlier tower house.[1] In the 19th century it was embellished with turrets and battlements by William Playfair for Duke James. Floors has the common 18th-century layout of a main block with two symmetrical service wings. Floors Castle lies on the River Tweed and overlooks the Cheviot Hills. Floors Castle is now a category A listed building, and the grounds are listed in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes, the national listing of significant gardens in Scotland. It is open to the public. The castle featured in the 1984 movie Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes.

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