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Braemar Star Defence System

Cockington Green - July 26, 2018

The original Braemar Castle was built in 1628 by John Erskine, the 18th Earl of Mar. Its main purpose was to defend the Mar estates from the neighbouring Farquharson clan of Inverey. Braemar Castle is a site to behold with all its battlement towers and turrets protected with a star-shaped curtain wall.
In bringing as much authenticity as possible to the display, our model makers have now finished duplicating the star-shaped curtain wall and placed it around our miniature version of this spectacular castle. It took approximately 250 hours to construct these walls. It looks amazing and now completes our replication of the original structure.