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Lauriston Castle
Title: Lauriston Castle
Description: Lauriston Castle, in north-west Edinburgh, was originally built in the 16th century but now boasts many 19th century additions. Built by Archibald Napier, the father of the inventor of logarithms, the castle is now an excellent example of an Edwardian dwelling. There are extensive furniture collections to examine and gardens to explore. The adjoining parkland gives fine views of the Firth of Forth (see below).
Date: April 1998
Lauriston Castle
Title: Lauriston Castle
Description: This view shows the main castle buildings from the south side.
Date: April 1998
Lauriston Castle - North Front
Title: Lauriston Castle - North Front
Description: The castles north side has exceptional views over the Firth of Forth.
Date: April 1998
Lauriston Castle - Forth View
Title: Lauriston Castle - Forth View
Description: The view from Lauriston Castle towards the Firth of Forth is remarkably open considering its proximity to the centre of Edinburgh. This view shows Cramond Island on the left and Inchmickery on the right. This small island was disguised as a warship during World War II.
Date: April 1998
Lauriston Castle - Forth View
Title: Lauriston Castle - Forth View
Description: With Inchmickery Island on the left, this view north-east from the castle shows the Firth of Forth and the Fife coast.
Date: April 1998
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