Kilmory Castle

Argyll and Bute, Scotland

City/Town/Village: Kilmory
District: Argyll and Bute
County: Argyll and Bute
Latitude/Longitude: 56.0259, -5.42162
Postcode: PA31 8SH
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the castle)

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Kilmory Castle is a Listed Building. Here's what the official description says about it:

19th century. Castellated
CENTRAL BLOCK: c.1820, incorporating parts of earlier castle. 3 storeys. Rubble: gabled slate roofs; gablets.
FRONT BLOCK: c.1830. 2 storeys. Blue flagstone, harled in parts; corbelled and crenellated parapet; gabled slate roof behind. Three 3-storey Towers: centre one with ogee arch and mock port-cullis giving access to court-yard; northern, square; southern, octagonal. String-courses. Mullioned windows. Interior in 'Gothick' taste: Ante-room; Octagonal Dining Room; Ball Room; Octagonal Drawing Room; "Queen Victoria's Dressing Room".
EXTENSIONS TO REAR: dated 1863. 2 storeys and attic. Rubble; gabled slate roofs; gablets. Oriel window. Chimney with date 1863. Linked by rubble wall to square Towers (with pyramidal roofs) at corners of courtyard (entered at rear by gateway with curvilinear pediment).

Information from British Listed Buildings


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