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Ardmaddy Castle

A Category B Listed Building in Oban North and Lorn, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.2886 / 56°17'19"N

Longitude: -5.5793 / 5°34'45"W

OS Eastings: 178581

OS Northings: 716445

OS Grid: NM785164

Mapcode National: GBR DDL3.55S

Mapcode Global: WH0H3.86GD

Plus Code: 9C8P7CQC+F7

Entry Name: Ardmaddy Castle

Listing Name: Ardmaddy Castle

Listing Date: 20 July 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 344957

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB12226

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200344957

Location: Kilbrandon and Kilchattan

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Oban North and Lorn

Parish: Kilbrandon And Kilchattan

Traditional County: Argyllshire

Tagged with: Tower house

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SOUTH BLOCK: 18th cent. Georgian. 2 storeys. Harled. Piended
slated roof. Band courses. Gibbsian windows. Two wings
projecting from front; 2-storey pedimented portico (with
stair) between. Inset (dated 1671) from earlier house.
Interior: 1st storey vaulted. Good rooms in 2nd.
NORTH BLOCK: 19th cent. Scots Baronial. 2 storeys and garret.
Rubble. Gabled. Slated roof. Curvilinear gablets. Pedimented
dormers. Oriel and bay windows. Octagonal tower (ashlar).
Linked to south block with pend dated 1879. Repairs to south
block dated 1924.

Statement of Interest

Ardmaddy was purchased by Earl of Breadalbane 1692. Occupied

in mid 18th cent. by Colin Campbell of Carwhin (Perthshire)

d. 1772. Heir presumptive to Earldom of Breadalbane. Summer

residence of Breadalbanes until 1933 when it was sold.

Prison for Jacobites 1745-46-47.

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