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Castle Stewart

A Category B Listed Building in Penninghame, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9894 / 54°59'21"N

Longitude: -4.535 / 4°32'5"W

OS Eastings: 237910

OS Northings: 569027

OS Grid: NX379690

Mapcode National: GBR 4F.WS3Z

Mapcode Global: WH3T6.9VRF

Entry Name: Castle Stewart

Listing Date: 17 December 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353486

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19189

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Penninghame

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Penninghame

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

Late 15th century early 16th century towerhouse now in ruins. Rectangular plan with N and W walls complete to corbelled machicolation line at eaves. The S and E walls do not survive at all. Rubble-built with chamfered angles worked in small rubble stones. Some chamfered openings survive. Bull-nosed corbels formerly to support wall walk. Finely carved chimneypiece jambs survive to 1st floor hall level, similar in style and decoration to that at Cardonness, Gatehouse-of-Fleet Burgh, Stewartry.

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