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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 387233
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB41138
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Stirling North
Traditional County: Stirlingshire
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.
Scheduled Ancient Monument, No 90291.
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