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PORTCULLIS GATE
1574-77

This gate is was constructed after the Lang Seige of 1571 -1573 ordered by James Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton and Regent of Scotland.

Built on the ruined 14th Century Constable's Tower, the Portcullis gate acted as a formidible obsticle to any would-be attackers. It has two heavy outer doors, the portcullis itself and another heavy inner door.


 
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