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Stirling Castle Palace (1539-42)

A Category A Listed Building in Stirling, Stirling

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1237 / 56°7'25"N

Longitude: -3.948 / 3°56'52"W

OS Eastings: 278996

OS Northings: 694035

OS Grid: NS789940

Mapcode National: GBR 1C.L110

Mapcode Global: WH4P6.BB7V

Entry Name: Stirling Castle Palace (1539-42)

Listing Date: 4 November 1965

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 387233

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB41138

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Stirling

County: Stirling

Town: Stirling

Electoral Ward: Stirling North

Traditional County: Stirlingshire

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Description

James Nicholson and Sir James Hamilton of Finnart, Masters of
Work; designer possibly Thomas French, circa 1539-42.
Quadrangle; 2/3-storey and cellarage with state rooms at 1st
floor. Mainly ashlar-built, elevation treatment, cusped
segment-headed niches (with much sculpture) and windows
between: corbelled and embattled parapet. Original fireplaces
within, inner court known as 'Lions Den'. W quarter partly
demolished late 17th century, other alterations 18th century.

Statement of Interest

Scheduled Ancient Monument, No 90291.

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