Glenn Gibson

Glenn Gibson

Posted on 02/09/2014


Photo taken on August 31, 2013



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Floors Castle

Floors Castle
Floors Castle, can be found on the Western outskirts of Kelso, which is in Southeast Scotland.
It is the seat of the Duke of Roxburghe.
It was built in the 1720s by the architect William Adam for the 1st Duke.
In the 19th century it was embellished with turrets and battlements by William Playfair for the 6th Duke.
Floors has the common 18th-century layout of a main block with two symmetrical service wings.
The Castle lies on the River Tweed and overlooks the Cheviot Hills.
Floors Castle is now a category A listed building, and the grounds are listed in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes, the national listing of significant gardens in Scotland.
The Castle featured in the 1984 movie Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes.
It is also the largest inhabited Castle in Scotland.

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FMW51
FMW51
Well composed and cut, it is an excellent ensemble.
4 years ago.
Glenn Gibson has replied to FMW51
Thankyou.
4 years ago.