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Abercorn Castle
Abercorn Castle is located in West Lothian
Abercorn Castle
Abercorn Castle
Coordinates 55°59′52″N 3°28′19″W / 55.997716°N 3.472059°W / 55.997716; -3.472059
Site information
Condition Ruined
Site history
Built 12th century
Demolished 1455

Abercorn Castle was a 12th-century castle near Abercorn in West Lothian, Scotland.

The castle was in the possession of William de Avenel in the mid-12th century, before passing to the Graham family by marriage and was then passed to the Douglas family by marriage. On 18 April 1455, the castle was captured and destroyed by King James II of Scotland, after a siege.

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