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Gilnockie Tower

Gilnockie Tower is a 16th-century tower house, located at the hamlet of Hollows, 2.3 km north of Canonbie, in Dumfries and Galloway, south-west Scotland. The tower is situated on the west bank of the River Esk. It was originally known as Hollows ...

Greenan Castle

Greenan Castle is a 16th-century ruined tower house, around 2.5 miles south-west of Ayr in South Ayrshire, Scotland. Situated at the top of a sea cliff, it was originally a promontory fort converted into a motte-and-bailey in the 12th century. In ...

Greenknowe Tower

Greenknowe Tower is a 16th-century tower house, located just west of the village of Gordon, in the Scottish Borders. Although a roofless ruin, the stonework of the tower is well preserved, and represents a fine example of a later tower house, bui ...

Hallforest Castle

Hallforest Castle is a keep, one of the oldest in Scotland, as it dates from the 14th century. It is about a mile and a half from Kintore, in Aberdeenshire. Alternative names castle Hallforrest hall Forest castle or just Hallforrest.

Invermark Castle

The present castle is on the site of a 14th-century castle. The castle belonged to the Lindsays of Crawford. It was designed to control Highland marauders. It was here that David Lindsay, 9th Earl of Crawford died in 1558. The present castle was ...

Law Castle

Law Castle is situated on the lower slopes of Law Hill on the edge of West Kilbride, in North Ayrshire, Scotland. It is around 200 metres from the railway station. The castle is a simple rectangular structure with a sloping roof and several large ...

Midhope Castle

Midhope Castle is a 16th-century tower house in Scotland. It is situated in the hamlet of Abercorn on the Hopetoun estate, About 4 kilometres to the west of South Queensferry, on the outskirts of Edinburgh. It is a Category A listed building.

Nether Horsburgh Castle

Nether Horsburgh Castle is a ruined tower house near Cardrona, in the Scottish Borders, in the former county of Peebleshire. It is situated at the back of a farmstead, 3.5 miles southwest of the market town of Peebles, at grid reference grid refe ...

Palace of Monimail

The Palace of Monimail, also known as Monimail Tower, was a Renaissance palace in Fife, Scotland. A residence of the Archbishops of St Andrews from the 13th century, in the early 17th century Monimail became a chief seat of the Melville family. L ...

Pittarthie Castle

Pittarthie Castle was a laird’s fortified house in Fife, Scotland. The ruins of the structure are located 2.5 kilometres southwest of Dunino, and 6.5 kilometres northwest of Anstruther. The name is spelled Pittarthie and Pittairthie in extant rec ...

Plean Castle

Plean Tower, also known as Cock-a-bendy Castle, Mengie Castle, Menzies Castle and Plane Castle, is located around 1 mile from Plean, in Stirling, central Scotland. It comprises a small oblong tower house probably dating from the 15th century, and ...

Portencross Castle

Portencross Castle, also known historically as Portincross Castle, is situated in Portencross, on the west coast of Scotland, about 3 km from West Kilbride. The site has been fortified since the 13th Century. The present building is thought to da ...

Preston Tower, East Lothian

Preston Tower is a ruined L-plan keep in the ancient Scottish village of Prestonpans. It is situated within a few metres of two other historic houses, Hamilton House and Northfield House.

Repentance Tower

The Repentance Tower is a very rare example of a mid-16th century watch tower standing on Trailtrow Hill, six miles north-west of Annan, Dumfries and Galloway. Built in 1565 by John Maxwell, the tower takes its name from an inscription Repentance ...

Saltcoats Castle

Saltcoats Castle is a courtyard castle dating from the sixteenth century, about.5 miles south of Gullane in East Lothian, Scotland. It is designated a scheduled monument.

Stoneypath Tower

Stoneypath Tower, is an L-plan tower house dating from the late sixteenth century, about 3.5 miles south of East Linton, and east of the Whittinghame Water in East Lothian, Scotland.

Tower of Hallbar

The Tower of Hallbar, also known as Hallbar Tower and Braidwood Castle, is a 16th-century tower house, located to the west of the River Clyde in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. The tower is situated above the Braidwood Burn, 3.5 km south-west of Car ...

Udny Castle

Udny Castle is a tower house in the parish of Udny, southwest of the village of Pitmedden and northeast of the hamlet of Udny Green, Aberdeenshire, in the northeast of Scotland. The area is generally flat but the castle is sited on the highest gr ...

Great Synagogue (Berehove)

The Great Synagoge in Berehove in Ukraine, Zakarpattia Oblast was built in the late 19th century. It was not destroyed during World War II and used as a synagogue until 1959, when it was confiscated by the Soviet authorities. The interior was con ...

Environmental issues in Wyoming

The U.S. state of Wyoming faces a broad array of environmental issues stemming from environmental changes including species introduction, endangered species, global climate change, and natural resource extraction. These changes have led to varyin ...

Homelessness in England

In England, local authorities have duties to homeless people under Part VII of the Housing Act 1996 as amended by the Homelessness Act 2002. There are five hurdles which a homeless person must overcome in order to qualify as statutory homeless. I ...

Pereira v Camden Council

Pereira v Camden Council was a 1998 Court of Appeal case in England and an important case law authority in housing law. It established the Pereira Test which states that a person is vulnerable "if their circumstances are such that they would suff ...

Homelessness in Oregon

In 2016, a report from the Department of Housing and Urban Development shows that the U.S. state of Oregon had an estimated homeless population of 13.238 with about 60.5% of these people still unsheltered. In 2017, these numbers were even higher. ...

Knights of the Flaming Circle

The Knights of the Flaming Circle was a militant organization founded in 1923 to fight the anti-Catholic Ku Klux Klan. They were part of an opposition that included politicians, labor leaders and immigrant groups. Membership was open to anyone wh ...

Abraham Clark High School

Abraham Clark High School is a four-year public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grade from the borough of Roselle, in Union County, New Jersey, United States, operating as part of the Roselle Public Schools. The school h ...

Belleville High School (New Jersey)

Belleville High School is a four-year comprehensive community public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grade from Belleville, in Essex County, New Jersey, United States, operating as the lone secondary school of the Bellev ...

Bridgeton High School

Bridgeton High School is a comprehensive community public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grades from the city of Bridgeton, in Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States, operating as part of the Bridgeton Public Scho ...

Burlington City High School

Burlington City High School is a six-year comprehensive public high school that serves students in seventh through twelfth grade in Burlington, in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States, operating as the lone secondary school of the City of ...

Carteret High School

Carteret High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grades from Carteret in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States, as the lone secondary school of the Carteret School District. ...

Cedar Grove High School (New Jersey)

Cedar Grove High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grades from the Cedar Grove, in Essex County, New Jersey, United States, operating as the lone secondary school of the Cedar Gro ...

Cinnaminson High School

Cinnaminson High School is a four-year public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grades from Cinnaminson Township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States, operating as the lone secondary school of the Cinnaminson To ...

Colonia High School

Colonia High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grades in the Colonia section of Woodbridge Township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. It operates as part of the Wood ...

Dumont High School

Dumont High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grade from Dumont, in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, operating as the lone secondary school of the Dumont Public Schools. ...

James Caldwell High School

James Caldwell High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school serving students in ninth through twelfth grades in West Caldwell, in Essex County, New Jersey, United States, operating as the lone secondary school of the Caldwell-West ...

James J. Ferris High School

James J. Ferris High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school serving students in ninth through twelfth grades located in Jersey City in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, operated as part of the Jersey City Public Schools. T ...

John F. Kennedy High School (Paterson, New Jersey)

John F. Kennedy Educational Complex is a four-year public high school in Paterson, New Jersey, United States, that serves the western section of Paterson. Kennedy High School, which serves students in ninth through twelfth grade, is a part of the ...

Linden High School (New Jersey)

Linden High School is a comprehensive community public high school located in Linden in Union County, New Jersey, United States, serving students in ninth through twelfth grades as the lone secondary school of the Linden Public Schools. The schoo ...

Long Branch High School

Long Branch High School is a comprehensive, four-year community public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grades in the city of Long Branch, in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States, operating as part of the Long Branc ...

Memorial High School (West New York, New Jersey)

Memorial High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school located in West New York, in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, serving students in ninth through twelfth grades. The school is the lone secondary school of the West New ...

Metuchen High School

Metuchen High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grades from Metuchen in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States, operating as the lone secondary school of the Metuchen School ...

Montclair High School (New Jersey)

Montclair High School is a comprehensive four-year public high school located in Montclair, in Essex County, New Jersey, United States, serving students in ninth through twelfth grades as the lone secondary school of the Montclair Public School D ...

Montgomery High School (New Jersey)

Montgomery High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school located in the Skillman area of Montgomery Township, in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States, serving students in ninth through twelfth grades as the lone secondary scho ...

New Milford High School (New Jersey)

New Milford High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grade from New Milford in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States, operating as the lone secondary school of the New Milford Sc ...

Northern Valley Regional High School at Demarest

Northern Valley Regional High School at Demarest is a comprehensive four-year public high school serving students from several municipalities in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. The high school serves students from the suburban communiti ...

Nutley High School

Nutley High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school in the Township of Nutley, in Essex County, New Jersey, United States, serving students in ninth through twelfth grades as the lone secondary school of the Nutley Public Schools. ...

Pemberton Township High School

Pemberton Township High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grade from Pemberton Township, in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States, operating as the lone secondary school of ...

Point Pleasant Beach High School

Point Pleasant Beach High School is a four-year, comprehensive community public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grades from Point Pleasant Beach in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, operating as the lone secondary ...

Randolph High School (New Jersey)

Randolph High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school in Randolph, in Morris County, New Jersey, serving students in ninth through twelfth grades as the lone secondary school of the Randolph Township Schools. The school has been ac ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School

Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School, or SPFHS, is a comprehensive regional four-year public high school in Union County, New Jersey, which serves students in ninth through twelfth grades from the Township of Scotch Plains and the Borough of Fanwood ...

Secaucus High School

Secaucus High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school that serves students in ninth through twelfth grade from Secaucus, in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, operating as the lone secondary school of the Secaucus Board of E ...

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