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Stonefield Castle Hotel

A Category B Listed Building in Kintyre and the Islands, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8912 / 55°53'28"N

Longitude: -5.417 / 5°25'1"W

OS Eastings: 186426

OS Northings: 671729

OS Grid: NR864717

Mapcode National: GBR FF04.FH5

Mapcode Global: WH0K3.R6N2

Entry Name: Stonefield Castle Hotel

Listing Date: 20 July 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352297

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18262

Building Class: Cultural

Location: South Knapdale

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Kintyre and the Islands

Parish: South Knapdale

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Description

Dated 1837. Wm Playfair. Scots Baronial. L-plan. 2 storeys and attics. Ashlar; gabled slate roofs. Crowsteps; crenellated tower and corner turrets with conical roofs; gargoyles. Moulded doorway at SW end

approached by balustraded stair; flamboyant cartouche with monogram BM/AG; above, a square panel with date "1837" flanked by carvings of galleon and boar's head. Bay-window in NE elevation. 1 storey and attic wing with pedimented dormers.

Statement of Interest

Built for John Campbell of Stonefield. Archibald Campbell of Stonefield (Muckairn) had acquired Barnmore Estate from Archibald McAllister of Tarback in 1746. Barmore Estate was renamed Stonefield after the

Muckairn lands of that name.

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