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Fyvie Castle, Aberdeenshire.
Fyvie Castle, Aberdeenshire, The National Trust for Scotland © 2005

Formerly the residence of the Seton Earls of Dunfermline, it is maintained by the National Trust.

Fyvie Castle is the finest example of Scottish Baronial architecture. Fully restored and furnished to its former glory by the National Trust for Scotland. The Castle has five towers, each built and named after one of the five families who owned it in succession.

On the south side, the Meldrum Tower is on the left, the Preston Tower to the right, and in the centre the Seton Tower forms a grand arched entrance. This is the work of Alexander Seton, Earl of Dunfermline, in 1599. He created a fantasy of corbelled turrets, parapet, carved dormer windows and armorial panels, and to whom we owe it's overall design.

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