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 Castles of Scotland - Caprington Castle






Location
near Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland

Description
Caprington Castle is located less about 2 miles from Kilmarnock in Ayrshire. The building is now a mansion with battlements - the original keep, and the original turnpike stair are incorporated into the current building. Caprington Castle has been the Cuninghame family for many generations.

History
The earliest parts of the castle date from the 15th or 16th centuries. The castle was remodelled in Georgian style around 1780. Further renovations were carried out around 1820 in a baronial style.


Other Castles in the Area
  Barr Castle, Ayrshire
  Barr Castle, Renfrewshire
  Culzean Castle, Ayrshire
  Dean Castle, Ayrshire
  Dundonald Castle, Ayrshire
  Dunure Castle, Ayrshire
  Eglinton Castle, North Ayrshire
  Gilbertfield Castle, Lanarkshire
  Greenan Castle, Ayrshire
  Johnstone Castle, Renfrewshire
  Kelburn Castle, Ayrshire
  Law Castle, Ayrshire
  Loudoun Castle, Ayrshire
  Moniack Castle, Highland
  Newmilns Tower, Ayrshire
  Portencross Castle, Ayrshire
  Rowallan Old Castle, Ayrshire
  Sorn Castle, Ayrshire
  Stanely Castle, Renfrewshire
  Thomaston Castle, Ayrshire







Thomaston Castle
Caprington Castle. Majestic house home of Cuninghames

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