Barclosh Castle

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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
Open to
the public
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.


  • 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

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