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Minard Castle

A Category B Listed Building in Mid Argyll, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.098 / 56°5'52"N

Longitude: -5.2606 / 5°15'38"W

OS Eastings: 197291

OS Northings: 694258

OS Grid: NR972942

Mapcode National: GBR FDDL.M3M

Mapcode Global: WH1K5.5Z6L

Plus Code: 9C8P3PXQ+5Q

Entry Name: Minard Castle

Listing Name: Minard Castle Hotel by Loch Fyne

Listing Date: 20 July 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 343601

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB11045

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200343601

Location: Glassary

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Mid Argyll

Parish: Glassary

Traditional County: Argyllshire

Tagged with: Castle

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Dated 1848. John T Rochead, Glasgow, Castellated 2 and 3 storeys. Stugged ashlar front and ends harled at rear. Crenellated parapet with gabled and piended roof behind. Octagonal chimneys. Central Tower with turret 2-storey stone porch in front: ogee arches; room above. Moulded doorway behind; panel above inscribed '1848'. Ogee arcade on SW side. Long 1 storey wing at N.E. and with Tower at end; Perpendicular window in centre flanked by turrets.

Statement of Interest

Replaced another ancient castle of Campbell of Auchinbreck.

Built for John Pender MP, it passed to Thomas Lloyd c.1880. Recently converted into Hotel. Interior redecorated.

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