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Gatehouse of Fleet Historical

The castle was a typical Scottish tower house, severe and uncompromising. The 15th-century structure once was the home of the McCullochs of Galloway, then the Gordons—two of the area's important and occasionally infamous families. Though ruined, it is well preserved with fireplaces and some carvings intact.

Historical Castle/Palace

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Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway  DG7 2EH, Scotland


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Rate Includes: £6, Closed Oct.‒Mar

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