Braemar Castle has an outer wall with musket loops used by defending government troops.

 
 
A guide from Braemar Castle, Royal Deeside dressed as a Jacobite.<br />
After this photo was taken scaffolding was erected for much needed restoration work to the castles exterior rendering (known as harling).<br />
Donations are being sought to complete the work.<br />
Braemar Castle is built on an L  plan dating back to 1628, and features an outer wall with with musket loops. The outer wall was added in 1748 when the castle was used by government troops.<br />
The castle was burned down by Jacobites in 1689 to stop government troops using it as a garrison.<br />
Braemar Castle was once the site of Braemar Gathering.<br />
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  • Location:

    Braemar Aberdeenshire Scotland, United Kingdom
  • File name:

    Braemar Castle Jacobite.jpg
  • Created on:

    15 Oct 2012
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    9000x7200
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A guide from Braemar Castle, Royal Deeside dressed as a Jacobite.
After this photo was taken scaffolding was erected for much needed restoration work to the castles exterior rendering (known as harling).
Donations are being sought to complete the work.
Braemar Castle is built on an L plan dating back to 1628, and features an outer wall with with musket loops. The outer wall was added in 1748 when the castle was used by government troops.
The castle was burned down...
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