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Traquair House

Traquair house, at 55:36:37N 3:04:06W, is considered to be the oldest continually inhabited house in Scotland. It is built in the style of a fortified mansion, and not strictly a castle. It predates the Scottish Baronial style of architecture, and may have been one of the influences on this style.

Tradition dates the origins of the house to 950 when Alexander I stayed in a hunting lodge on the site.

The house is open to the public and counts among its features:

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