Knockdolian Castle (also known as Knockdalean, Knockdolean)4160

Colmonell, Scotland

Brief Description

The well-wooded designed landscape at Knockdolian lies between the river Stinchar and the road and is associated with the ruins of a 16th-century castle and a mid-19th-century house.

History

Knockdolian Castle was built by the Graham family in the early-16th century. From the mid-17th century it was occupied by the McCubbins who improved the lands. By the late-18th century there was a park and planting. Nineteenth-century accounts record venerable trees.

Features
  • Ruin
  • Description: The ruined tower of Knockdolian Castle first built in the 16th century.
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  • House (featured building)
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Authorities

Electoral Ward

  • Coylton and Minishant
Associated People

Just one person associated to Knockdolian Castle

Contact

Telephone

0131 668 8600

Official Website

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Owners

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