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View of entrance from South West.

SC 370919

Description View of entrance from South West.

Date c. 1900

Collection National Art Survey of Scotland

Catalogue Number SC 370919

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of F 5130

Scope and Content South-west façade of St Andrews Castle, Fife St Andrews Castle, the seat of the bishop of St Andrews, was destroyed during the Wars of Independence and rebuilt in its present form by Bishop Traill (1385-1401). It was besieged in 1546-7 after Protestants assassinated Cardinal Beaton. The south west façade with the main entrance was rebuilt after the siege by Archbishop Hamilton on earlier foundations, replacing the earlier drawbridge with a permanent structure. A small door to the right provided access when the main gate was closed. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.


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