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Tulloch Castle, Caisteal Gorach

A Category A Listed Building in Dingwall, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6166 / 57°36'59"N

Longitude: -4.4383 / 4°26'17"W

OS Eastings: 254448

OS Northings: 861131

OS Grid: NH544611

Mapcode National: GBR H8DL.KQD

Mapcode Global: WH3DG.STPD

Entry Name: Tulloch Castle, Caisteal Gorach

Listing Date: 31 August 1983

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 360495

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24520

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dingwall

County: Highland

Town: Dingwall

Electoral Ward: Dingwall and Seaforth

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Description

Robert Adam, 1789-90. Picturesque folly; 2-storey circular

"ruined" tower, void at rear, with flanking single storey

quadrants linking outer square terminal blocks; all in rubble

with tooled ashlar dressings. Centre round-headed entrance with round-headed narrow side windows, worn plaque, quatrefoil vent

and 2 cruciform mock arrow slits above. 3 similar narrow

round-headed lights in flanking wings. Irregular wallhead.

Statement of Interest

Stands on hill top above Tulloch Castle. Designed as "ruinous

castle". SM plans dated 1 May 1789, 20 Aug 1789 and 28 April 1796, built for Duncan Davidson of Tulloch.

Not easily accessible, pedestrian access and difficult vehicular access via Drynie Farm (private) to W only.

Upgraded to Category A 27.4.92.

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