St Andrews Castle

St Andrews Castle - Ref: WC3090

St Andrews Castle ruins date from the 12th century. The original building is said, on the authority of Martine, to have been erected by Bishop Roger (1188-1202) as an Episcopal residence.

Sir Andrew Moray of Bothwell dismantled the building, and about 1390 a new building was erected by Bishop Trail. The ruins stand amid rugged by the sea and are a popular tourist attraction.

Alexander Wilson who took this photograph, was a supervisor in a Dundee jute mill for over 20 years. He bequeathed much of his collection and £50, to cover the costs involved, to the Free Library Committee of Dundee in 1923.

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