SPW051068 SCOTLAND (1936). Dunure Castle, Maybole. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing east. This image has been produced from a damaged negative.

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Title [SPW051068] Dunure Castle, Maybole. An oblique aerial photograph taken facing east. This image has been produced from a damaged negative.
Reference SPW051068
Date 1936
Link Canmore Collection item 1258091
Place name
Parish MAYBOLE
District KYLE AND CARRICK
Country SCOTLAND
Easting / Northing 225229, 615821
Longitude / Latitude -4.7606633633375, 55.405096894958
National Grid Reference NS252158

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This looks so much less steep than it is today.

iainlapsley
Tuesday 26th of June 2012 07:03:02 AM
Horse and cart on beach. Presumably a farmer collecting seaweed for manure.

Alan McFarlane
Thursday 14th of June 2012 07:56:03 PM

User Comment Contributions

This castle is famous for 'The Roasting of the Commendator of Crossraguel'!

http://www.maybole.org/history/books/placesofinterest/dunurecastle.htm

http://www.maybole.org/history/books/legends/roastingofthecommendator.htm

Alan McFarlane
Monday 25th of June 2012 11:32:06 PM
An interesting item at Dunure is the Doocot, or Dovecot that stands beside the castle, this would have provided fresh meat for the family.

TrevorD
Monday 25th of June 2012 11:32:06 PM