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Latitude: 55.9921 / 55°59'31"N
Longitude: -3.4879 / 3°29'16"W
OS Eastings: 307283
OS Northings: 678685
OS Grid: NT072786
Mapcode National: GBR 1X.VGCJ
Mapcode Global: WH5R4.DNB6
Entry Name: Midhope Castle
Listing Date: 22 February 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 331012
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB630
Building Class: Cultural
County: West Lothian
Electoral Ward: Linlithgow
Traditional County: West Lothian
KEEP: 16th cent. Square. 4 storeys (with garret) on laigh floor. Random rubble. Corbie-step-gabled. Slated roof. Angle turrets of ashlar. Renaissance doorway (segmental pediment with initials G.L.) approached by stair.
INTERIOR: Turnpike stair projecting internally.
E. WING: 17th cent. 3 storeys and laigh floor. Old lintel re-used over entrance.
INTERIOR: Vaulted laigh floor. 1 scale-and-platt stair of oak. Several rooms retain portions of panelling and plaster cornices.
WALLS: on S. forming court.
GATEWAY: 17th cent. semi-circular arch. Ashlar. Panel (inset now gone) Ball finials.
Derelict. Originally belonged to Drummonds. Passed to Livingstones, Earls of Linlithgow. Acquired by Hopes 1678 to form part of Hopetoun Estate.
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