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Wester Murieston, Murieston Castle

A Category B Listed Building in Mid Calder, West Lothian

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Latitude: 55.8552 / 55°51'18"N

Longitude: -3.519 / 3°31'8"W

OS Eastings: 305008

OS Northings: 663488

OS Grid: NT050634

Mapcode National: GBR 30VQ.YX

Mapcode Global: WH5RW.X3G5

Plus Code: 9C7RVF4J+39

Entry Name: Wester Murieston, Murieston Castle

Listing Date: 22 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352483

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18441

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Mid Calder

County: West Lothian

Electoral Ward: Livingston South

Parish: Mid Calder

Traditional County: Midlothian

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16th cent. Keep rebuilt and drastically restored 1824
to make a picturesque ruin. Oblong. 2 storeys. Random rubble.
Roofless circular turret on wall-head. Water-spouts. Pointed
windows. Fore-stair to upper storey. Double doorway (inset
inscribed 'I.K./I.A.B./1824' bearing medallion with arms in
spandrel) On ground floor, interior gutted, with earthen

Statement of Interest

Restored for John Keir who bought Wester Murieston in 1819.

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