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Cassillis Castle

A Category A Listed Building in Maybole, North Carrick and Coylton, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3812 / 55°22'52"N

Longitude: -4.621 / 4°37'15"W

OS Eastings: 234045

OS Northings: 612819

OS Grid: NS340128

Mapcode National: GBR 49.34US

Mapcode Global: WH2Q8.Z0PJ

Entry Name: Cassillis Castle

Listing Date: 14 April 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 346844

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13655

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkmichael (S Ayrshire)

County: South Ayrshire

Electoral Ward: Maybole, North Carrick and Coylton

Parish: Kirkmichael (S Ayrshire)

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Original structure is a 14th century quadrilateral keep;
greatly altered in 17th century when the tower at the south-
east angle was added, containing the staircase and entrance
doorway; the whole of the upper part of the building was
remodelled at the same time - In the Victorian era, a large
baronial style addition was attached to the castle on the
south-east.

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