Barclosh Castle

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Barclosh Castle
Near Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
UK grid reference NX650457
Barclosh Castle is located in Scotland
Barclosh Castle
Barclosh Castle
Coordinates54°56′40″N 3°47′18″W / 54.944434°N 3.788268°W / 54.944434; -3.788268
TypeOblong plan Tower house
Site information
OwnerPrivate
Open to
the public
Yes
ConditionRuined
Site history
Built16th century
MaterialsMixture of grey granite and red sandstone

Barclosh Castle is a ruined 16th-century tower house situated near Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway. There remains a section of wall 4 feet thick and 27 feet high.

References[edit]

  • Coventry, Martin (2001) The Castles of Scotland, 3rd Ed. Scotland: Goblinshead ISBN 1-899874-26-7
  • Maxwell-Irving, A. M. T. (2000) The Border Towers of Scotland, Creedon Publications ISBN 1-899316-31-0

External links[edit]