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Bardowie Castle (also known as Bardowy, Barduie)

Introduction

The mid-16th-century Bardowie Castle stands on the north side of Loch Bardowie with a small designed landscape comprised largely of lawns and tree planting. The current estate includes an area of housing development.

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History

Period

18th Century

Features & Designations

Designations

  • Conservation Area

  • Reference: Bardowie Conservation Area

Features

  • Castle (featured building)
  • Description: The tower dates back to the mid-16th century and the western part of the house to the 18th century.
  • Earliest Date:
  • Tree Avenue
  • Description: A significant lime avenue lining the main east drive.
  • Lake
  • Description: The natural Bardowie Loch.
  • Hedge
  • Description: An overgrown beech hedge, marking the site of the old kitchen garden, with a gap where the former garden buildings were.
Key Information

Type

Garden

Purpose

Ornamental Garden

Principal Building

Castle

Period

18th Century

Survival

Part: standing remains

Hectares

9

Electoral Ward

Kenmure and Baldernock

References

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