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Caerlaverock castle

Caerlaverock castle 

Medieval castle on the Scottish-English border dates from the 13th century and stands out because of its unusual triangular shape with a wide deep trench that surrounds it. Built by the natives of Clan Maxwell, during the Scottish Wars of Independence took it personally King Edward I in the 17th century, a bad political decision Maxwell to support King Charles I led to the siege and destruction of the castle. Then he built within the walls of a beautiful noble residence that still captivates with its fine Renaissance details.

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