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Bothal Castle and Church

Bothal Castle and Church

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1773

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15542

Item number: f.189

Length: 247

Width: 297

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Manuscript

St Andrew's Church was built about 882 and enlarged about 1150. Most of the present building dates from the 13th and 14th centuries. The 14th-century castle, perched on a sharp spur, was built by Robert Bertram, who obtained his licence to crenellate in 1343.

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