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Latitude: 55.9538 / 55°57'13"N
Longitude: -3.4505 / 3°27'1"W
OS Eastings: 309525
OS Northings: 674374
OS Grid: NT095743
Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.XYKH
Mapcode Global: WH5RB.ZM22
Entry Name: Niddry Castle
Listing Date: 22 February 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 339310
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7437
Building Class: Cultural
County: West Lothian
Electoral Ward: Broxburn, Uphall and Winchburgh
Traditional County: West Lothian
c.1500. Oblong keep with jamb 4 storeys. Coursed rubble.
Roofless. Corbelled parapet (mostly gone) with angle
rounds. Another storey (flush with parapet) and a
turret in re-entrant angle were added in 17th cent.
Interior (now inaccessible): Vaulted 1st storey.
(dungeon in jamb). Hall in 2nd storey of main block.
Probably built for George, 2nd Lord Seton. Queen Mary stayed here 2 May 1568 after escape from Loch Leven Castle. Passed to John Hope of Hopetoun c.1680. 1678.
De-scheduled 23 February 1996.
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