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Penkill Castle (also known as Prakil, Pankill)

Introduction

Penkill Castle is situated on the eastern edge of the wooded Penwhapple Glen. The house was associated with the pre-Raphaelite painter and poet William Bell Scott during the latter part of the 19th century, through his friendship with the Boyd family.

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History

Period

Tudor (1485-1603)

Features & Designations

Designations

  • Historic Environment Scotland Listed Building

  • Reference: Penkill Farm
  • Grade: C(S)
Key Information

Principal Building

House

Period

Tudor (1485-1603)

Survival

Part: standing remains

Electoral Ward

South Carrick

References

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