Black Castle of Moulin

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Ruins of Black Castle of Moulin

The Black Castle of Moulin (Scottish Gaelic: Caisteal Dubh Mhaothlinne, also known as An Sean Chaisteal), is a ruined castle located in Moulin near Pitlochry, Scotland. It is a scheduled monument.[1]

The castle was built about 1326 by Sir John Campbell of Lochawe on an island, or crannog, in a loch, now drained. The castle was torched in 1512, due to a fear of plague, and fell into ruins.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historic Environment Scotland. "Black Castle of Moulin or Caisteal Dubh (SM1636)". Retrieved 15 February 2019.
  2. ^ Historic Environment Scotland. "Caisteal Dubh (26274)". Canmore. Retrieved 15 February 2019.

Coordinates: 56°42′36″N 3°43′17″W / 56.7100°N 3.7214°W / 56.7100; -3.7214