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Ardtornish Castle
NM 692-426 Argyllshire Scotland

Ardtornish Castle Ardtornish Castle is a rectangular late 13th century stone defensible hall house, founded by the MacDonalds. Standing on a promontory that juts southwards into the Sound of Mull, the two storey hall house, sits conspicuous on a rocky outcrop. To the north and along the eastern foreshore are the foundations of a possible barn, with an attached corn-drying kiln, a boat-house and other outbuildings. Little is known of the early history of the castle, which was probably abandoned in the 17th century. The present aspect of the hall is due to early 20th century restoration and rebuilding and there are no traceable defenses on the landward approach.


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Ardtornish Castle is located on Ardtornish Point, south of Achranich. 2 miles south-east of Kinlochaline, on the A884.

The site is freely accessible in daylight hours and is visible from the Sound of Mull.

Car parking is by the side of the road.


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