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Ardross Castle
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Ruins of Ardoss Castle
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Coordinates 56°11′47″N 2°47′38″W / 56.196258°N 2.79381°W / 56.196258; -2.79381

Ardross Castle was a c.14th century castle that was located in Elie and Earlsferry, Fife, Scotland, near the sea.

History

The Dishington family built the castle, but sold it to Sir William Scott of Elie in 1607. At the end of the 17th century is passed to Sir William Anstruther.

Structure

The castle is in ruins, with the vaulted basement visible above ground, along with the ruins of a later block.

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