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Duntarvie Castle

A Category A Listed Building in Abercorn, West Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9726 / 55°58'21"N

Longitude: -3.4588 / 3°27'31"W

OS Eastings: 309050

OS Northings: 676477

OS Grid: NT090764

Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.WNX5

Mapcode Global: WH5RB.V43M

Entry Name: Duntarvie Castle

Listing Date: 22 February 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 338000

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6422

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Abercorn

County: West Lothian

Electoral Ward: Broxburn, Uphall and Winchburgh

Traditional County: West Lothian

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Description

Circa 1590. Oblong 3-storey block with square 4-storey towers at N angles. Rubble, somewhat dilapidated. Corbiestepped gabled, roofless. Eaves course. Stair turrets in N re-entrant angles.

INTERIOR: vaulted 1st floor. Stair in one flight leading to Hall and Drawing room at 2nd floor.

Statement of Interest

Probably built for James Durham who was granted the lands of Duntarvie in 1588. Acquired by the Hopes and added to the Hopetoun Estate.

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