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Castle of St Johns, Stranraer

Located in the town centre of Stranraer, it was build in 1510 by Ninian Adair, a powerfull laird of Wigtonshire. Between 1815 and 1907 it was used as the town jail. The cast-iron drinking fountain in the foreground was made by Walter Macfarlane & Co in 1897 and was erected to commeorate the reign of Queen Victoria. Map location.

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