On the west facing wall there is a white hunting horn embedded into the stonework that looks totally out of place. This was originally located on the outside of the castle but was relocated as is made from soft sandstone and was suffering from weather damage.

On the south facing wall between the original entrance and spiral staircase is a diamond shaped wooden frame. This is a Mourning Hatchment and was for Robert Hunter, the last Hunter to be born in the castle.

The hatchment was hung ouside the castle as a sign of mourning when the last laird died, a practice in Britain in the past which is no longer carried out although continues abroad. Nearly all of these hatchments ended up in churches but luckaly this one has been preserved in the castle. (only about 50 hatchments still exist in Scotland)
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