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Yester Castle, East Lothian.
|NGR:||NT 55100 67500|
|Vert. Range:||8 m|
|Tags:||Tunnel, ManMade, Archaeo|
The 'Goblin Ha'' is the undercroft of a 13th century tower, reduced in height to make way for a later reconstruction of the castle lay-out. Originally it was partially dug into the mound of a motte. After the reduction of the upper works, the undercroft was covered over.
Approx 20 m vaulted entrance passage and opposite entrance is 6-8m deep curving staircase to 'well' (partially blocked with rubble but ends in natural rock). Bottom of 'well' floods periodically.
Alternate Names: Yester Castle, Bo' Hall, Bogey Hall, Goblin's Hall, Hobgoblin's Hall
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This entry was last updated: 2019-08-05 14:40:06
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