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Armadale Castle, Skye

A Category B Listed Building in Eilean á Chèo, Highland

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Latitude: 57.0726 / 57°4'21"N

Longitude: -5.8948 / 5°53'41"W

OS Eastings: 164023

OS Northings: 804688

OS Grid: NG640046

Mapcode National: GBR CBT0.YFW

Mapcode Global: WGZ9Y.FH5G

Plus Code: 9C9P34F4+23

Entry Name: Armadale Castle, Skye

Listing Name: Armadale Castle

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 347255

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14003

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200347255

Location: Sleat

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Eilean á Chèo

Parish: Sleat

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

Tagged with: Castle Country house

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James Gillespie (Graham), 1815-20; of this range only the entrance with flanking turrets and the stairs remain as ruins.

David Bryce, 1856-58. Tudor Gothic; sneck coursed tooled ashlar, ashlar dressings. Central recessed 3 storey, 3 bay block with crenellated towers of 4 storeys. Entrance in western re-entrant angle. 1st floor windows small 2 and 3 lights with cusped heads, remaining windows mostly 3 lights and mullioned; crenellation to towers corbelled; simple, near symmetrical window treatment at rear with central wall-head stack.

Small 2 storey, 2 bay addition with single storey wing to east; harled with ashlar dressings; 2 pedimented windows rise through eaves. End and ridge stacks; slate roof.

Statement of Interest

What survives of castle now Clan Donald Centre. Controlled demolition of Gillespie wing; Bryce wing retained; poor condition. Upgraded Category C(S) to B, 11 March 1998.

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