Caerlaverock Castle

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Caerlaverock Castle
11 kilometre (6.8 mi) sooth o Dumfries, Dumfries an Gallowa
GB grid reference NY024655 in Scotland
Caerlaverock Castle from the air.jpg
Caerlaverock Castle frae the air
Caerlaverock Castle is located in Dumfries and Galloway
Caerlaverock Castle
Caerlaverock Castle
Coordinates54°58′32″N 3°31′26″W / 54.9756°N 3.5240°W / 54.9756; -3.5240Coordinates: 54°58′32″N 3°31′26″W / 54.9756°N 3.5240°W / 54.9756; -3.5240
Site information
OwnerHistoric Scotland (HS)
Open tae
the public
Yes
CondeetionPairtially demolished
Site history
BiggitLate 13t century
Biggit biClan Maxwell
Demolished1640 (pairtial demoleetion)
EventsSieges in 1300 an 1640 amang ithers

Caerlaverock Castle is a moatit triangular castle first biggit in the 13t century. Hit is 11 kilometre (6.8 mile) sooth Dumfries.