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09 June 2009

1899 – Additions to Barochan House, Renfrewshire, Scotland

Architect: Charles Johnston “Our illustrations show extensive additions completed recently from the plans and under the supervision of Mr. Charles S. S. Johnston, architect, of Edinburgh, at Barochan House, Renfrewshire, one of the...

09 June 2009

1892 – Grandtully Castle, Scotland

Architect: Williams, West & Slade

09 June 2009

1283 – Harlech Castle, Wales

Architect: James of St. George Harlech Castle, begun in 1283 by Edward I of England, captured by Owen Glendower, and later the stronghold of Henry Tudor. The castle was originally built next to...

09 June 2009

1284 – Caernarfon Castle, Wales

Architect: James of St. George The town is best known for its great stone castle, built by Edward I of England and consequently seen as a symbol of English domination. Edward’s architect, James...

09 June 2009

1820-45 – Penrhyn Castle, Wales

Architect: Thomas Hopper Originally a medieval fortified manor house, founded by Ednyfed Fychan. In 1438, Ioan ap Gruffudd was granted a licence to crenellate and he founded the stone castle and added a...

09 June 2009

1870s – Castell Coch, Cardiff

Architect: William Burges Castell Coch, or in Welsh, the Red Castle is an elaborately decorated Victorian folly designed by Burges for John Crichton-Stuart, 3rd Marquess of Bute and built in the 1870s. However,...

09 June 2009

1870 – Cardiff Castle, Wales

Architect: William Burges A Norman castle but substantially altered and extended during the Victorian period (1860s and 1870s) by John Crichton-Stuart, 3rd Marquess of Bute, and the architect William Burges. Original Norman work...