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Chatelherault, Hamilton, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on Chatelherault near Hamilton in South Lanarkshire, about forty-one miles west of Edinburgh.

Chatelherault originated as a hunting lodge and summer-house in 1732. It was built for the Dukes of Hamilton who engaged the services of leading Scottish architect, William Adam for the project. Positioned with a high elevation, is was originally at the end of a grand avenue of trees which ran from Hamilton Palace . Due to subsidence the Palace was demolished but Chatelherault survived and benefited from extensive restoration between 1979 and 1987.

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Glasgow and Campsie Fells in distance.

This morning I ventured out to avail of photo opportunities inspired by an unusual combination of bright sunlight, low angle sun, blue skies and sub-zero (centigrade) temperatures. Within the last 24 hours or so Scotland has experienced temperatures down to minus 10/minus 15 centigrade.

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Dumbarton Castle, Scotland.

This evening, I am focusing on Dumbarton Castle which is located on the north bank of the Firth of Clyde in S.W. Scotland. Dumbarton is about twenty one miles N.W. of Glasgow.

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