Craignish Castle

Craignish Castle
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Castle Facts:

Location: Argyll, Scotland.
Built: 16th century or earlier.
Condition: Rebuilt.
Ownership / Access: Private.
Notes: Craignish Castle, Adfern, Argyllshire, an old baronial architectural build, rebuilt around 1832. Scottish seat of the Gascoigne family of Parlington Hall, Lotherton and Castle Oliver.The founder of the Campbells of Craignish, Dugall Maul Campbell became first Laird of Craignish and his descendants built and resided in Craignish Castle in Argyll. Ranald MacCallum was made hereditary keeper of Craignish Castle in 1510. However, the castle has long since escaped family hands, and in 1832 was rebuilt as a private mansion for Mr. Trench-Gascoigne, who owned nearly 6000 acres (24 km) in Argyllshire. Today, the Castle has been converted into apartments and is owned privately.

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