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Latitude: 56.5106 / 56°30'38"N
Longitude: -5.4016 / 5°24'5"W
OS Eastings: 190793
OS Northings: 740576
OS Grid: NM907405
Mapcode National: GBR FC1H.VZD
Mapcode Global: WH1H5.0M28
Entry Name: Barcaldine Castle
Listing Date: 20 July 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 336000
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4719
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Ardchattan and Muckairn
County: Argyll and Bute
Electoral Ward: Oban North and Lorn
Parish: Ardchattan And Muckairn
Traditional County: Argyllshire
Built 1595-1610. Restored later 19th cent. L-plan. 3
storeys and garret. Rubble (recently harled). Corbie-step-
gabled. Slated roof. Angle turrets. Semi-circular stair
tower (entrance) with iron gett; in re-entrant angle.
Iron window-grills. Interior restored: Great Hall notable.
Built for Sir Duncan Campbell, 7th of Glenorchy. Passed to
his son Patrick. Deserted in earlier 18th cent. in favour of
Dalfuir (known as Barcaldine House,) at Inveraray. Fell into decay.
Estate sold 1842 on death of Sir Duncan Campbell, 1st Bt.
8th laird of Barcaldine. Castle
repurchased by 3rd Bt. 1896 and restored for him.