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MacLellan's Castle Guidebook

£2.50

Not all castles are built for defence. MacLellan’s castle, commissioned by Sir Thomas MacLellan in the late 1500s, is an example of reputation overtaking military prowess in Scotland, and the effects this had on architecture.

Over 32 pages, this once-luxurious town house is restored to its former glory, as the reader learns about the elegant and wonderful design of Sir Thomas MacLellan’s purpose-built residence.

But, as this beautiful illustrated guidebook shows, even the most striking displays of power and wealth can end badly for Kirkcudbright’s most powerful family…

By Doreen Grove
32 pages, 147mm x 210mm