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Brief description of site

The late 16th-century Baltersan Castle is now a ruined shell with no remaining planting. It is recorded as having gardens, orchards, parkland and woodland in the 17th century but was abandoned by the mid-18th century.
The current owner has negotiated a Historic Scotland grant package for the next purchaser to restore the castle and plant new gardens, including an orchard.

Location information:

Locality: Maybole

Local Authorities:

South Ayrshire; North Carrick and Maybole West

Historical County: Ayrshire

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 70 Grid Ref: NS283088
Latitude: 55.3432 Longitude: -4.70911

Key information:

Purpose of site: Agriculture and subsistence

Context or principal building: castle

Main period of development: 17th century

Survival: Lost

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