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Latitude: 54.8524 / 54°51'8"N
Longitude: -4.6607 / 4°39'38"W
OS Eastings: 229289
OS Northings: 554089
OS Grid: NX292540
Mapcode National: GBR GHVW.KVW
Mapcode Global: WH2SS.C9WD
Plus Code: 9C6QV82Q+XP
Entry Name: Castle, Castle Island
Listing Name: Castle Island
Listing Date: 17 December 1979
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 350655
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16835
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West
Traditional County: Wigtownshire
Ruins of castle. Remains of several rectangular-plan buildings. Dry-stone masonry. Dry-stone wall surrounding island.
Castle Island is situated in Castle Loch. The Castle was apparently the residence of the Dunbars before they built Old Place of Mochrum (see separate listing). The island was excavated by the Marquis of Bute circa 1910.