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Hermitage Castle, Scottish Borders


  • Located in Hermitage, Scottish Borders, The Lowlands, Scotland
  • There's a legend that one of its early owners was boiled to death in molten lead by his tenants
  • Built in the thirteenth century
  • Located in the Scottish Borders
  • The castle became obsolete after the Union of the Crowns in 1603 and fell into disrepair
  • It was a ruin by the eighteenth century
  • Hermitage Castle is managed by Historic Scotland

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www.historic-scotland.gov.uk
Hermitage Castle, Scottish Borders


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