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THREAVE CASTLE

THREAVE CASTLE
THREAVE CASTLE

14th century stronghold of the Black Douglases, built by Archibald the Grim, Threave Castle stands on an island in the river Dee.  Access is via a small boat, summoned by ringing a bell...fabulous! Not much to see, but worth it for the excitement.

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Location/Address: Kelton Mains, Castle Douglas
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Post Code: DG7 1TJ
Main Historic Period: Medieval
Link to featured article: Threave Castle
Primary Management: Historic Scotland
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