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Knockamillie Castle

A Scheduled Monument in Dunoon, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 55.8966 / 55°53'47"N

Longitude: -4.9568 / 4°57'24"W

OS Eastings: 215224

OS Northings: 671008

OS Grid: NS152710

Mapcode National: GBR GF44.29C

Mapcode Global: WH2ML.T1TW

Entry Name: Knockamillie Castle

Scheduled Date: 10 January 1989

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4617

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Secular: castle

Location: Dunoon and Kilmun

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Dunoon

Traditional County: Argyllshire


The monument includes the remains of Knockamillie Castle, comprising a 40m(E-W) x 16m(N-S) building platform scarped out of the hill slope, and remains of masonry with one wall standing to 8m, enclosed within the area marked in red on the accompanying plan, defined by but not including the boundary wall with Tower Bank on the NE, the road to the Golf Club on the NW, Knockamillie Terrace on the SE, and measuring some 62.5m on the NE, 50m on the NW, 55m on the SW and 45m on the SE.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The site is of national importance because of its archaeological potential for shedding light on the development and character of a lordly residence in the west of Scotland in the 17th century and possibly earlier.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



RCAHMS records the monument as NS 17 SE 1.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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