Clan Kerr Lands & Places

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  • Ferniehirst Castle (Sometimes Spelt Ferniehurst) was built around 1470 to hold the gate to Scotland and to serve as a base for military raids into England along with Cattle-lifting forays. It commands the Road to Otterburn to and to Newcastle. For 50 years in the 20th Century was used as a Youth Hostel but it converted back to residence.
  • Floors Castle – It’s another great monument to the Kerrs success
  • Newbattle Abbey – Or Newbattle Castle near Edinburgh, became a secular Lordship for the Last Commendator, Mark Kerr, 1st Earl of Lothian (Ker. 1587)
  • Roxburgh Castle – Is just across the Tweed from from Floors Castle
  • Castle Holydean – Was destroyed during a siege against the English in 1276 and very little of it remains
  • Nirsbet House – A 17th Century tower house
  • Cessford Castle – A massive L-Plan Castle
  • Kersland Castle – A tower house near Dalry in Ayrshire

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