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Claypotts Castle

"Claypotts Castle was built by John Strachan of Claypotts during James VI’s reign – the dates 1569 and 1588 are carved on the castle’s distinctive cr...
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"Claypotts Castle was built by John Strachan of Claypotts during James VI’s reign – the dates 1569 and 1588 are carved on the castle’s distinctive crow-stepped gables. Before the Protestant Reformation of 1560, the Strachans worked the lands of Claypotts as tenants of Lindores Abbey. The demise of the Catholic church gave John Strachan and his wife a higher status, which they marked by taking over Claypotts and building a castle there for themselves and their seven children." Source - Historic Scotland
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