MHG2608 - Old Castle of Kilwhinan, Fort Augustus


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Type and Period (2)

  • TOWER HOUSE (Undated)
  • (Alternate Type) CASTLE (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A ruined building with a tower at the west end, surrounded on the west, north and east sides by a wide entrenchment cut into the escarpment is named "Old Castle of Kilwhinan." (J Dumaresq and J Bastide 1718) There is a tradition that there was a Cromwellian fort at Kilcumein.
O Blundell 1921; J Dumaresq and J Bastide 1718

No trace of the "Old Castle of Kilwhinan" remains.
Visited by OS (N K B) 28 April 1964

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Grid reference Centred NH 3823 0907 (40m by 40m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH30NE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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