South of Scotland Castles of the 15th Century



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This data details the locations of castles in the south of Scotland in the 15th century. The locations were gathered by Prof MacQueen. The data were cleaned and mapped by Pauline Ward using ESRI ArcGIS 10.2 with assistance from Stuart Macdonald (both Data Library).

Data Citation

MacQueen, Hector; Ward, Pauline; Macdonald, Stuart. (2016). South of Scotland Castles of the 15th Century, 1400-1499 [dataset]. University of Edinburgh.
Date made available27 Apr 2016
PublisherEdinburgh DataShare
Temporal coverage1400 - 1499
Geographical coverageSouth of Scotland
  • The laws of Galloway revisited

    MacQueen, H., 8 Sept 2022, Galloway: The Lost Province of Gaelic Scotland. Black, R., Ansell, M. & Cowan, E. J. (eds.). 1st ed. Edinburgh: John Dewar, p. 61-75 15 p.

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