|Newark Castle, Port Glasgow|
Above, the pedimented doorway of his new manse, Lord Patrick placed the inscription "The blissings of God be herein". But Patrick was no saint. He was known as a murder and a wife-beater who, by the power of his station, escaped punishment. The reign of the Maxwell dynasty ended in 1694 upon Patrick's death when the entire property was sold off.
|Newark Castle, approaching from the Car park.|
|The Dove Cot (pigeon tower) from an upper window.|
|My daughter Moriah in the Great Hall (presently undergoing renovations)|