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Gylen Castle

Gylen Castle
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Castle Facts:

Location: Kerrera, Argyll and Bute, Scotland.
Built: 1582.
Condition: Ruined.
Ownership / Access: --
Notes: Gylen Castle, on the southern part of the island of Kerrera in Argyll and Bute, juts dramatically into the sky on the tip of a promontory overlooking the Firth of Lorne. Built in 1582 by the Clan MacDougall. Gylen was only occupied for a relatively short period of time. The castle was besieged then burned by the Covenanters under General Leslie in 1647 during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms.

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