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Caisteal Dubh Moulin
NN 947-589 Perthshire Scotland

Caisteal DubhCaisteal Dubh is an early 14th century rectangular stone courtyard fortress, founded by Sir John Campbell of Lochow. Possibly built on the site of an earlier fortification, it stood at the end of a low peninsula, that jutted out into a loch. Traditionally the castle was abandoned and burnt in 1512, after an outbreak of plague and the loch was drained in the early 18th century. The ruinous Black Castle of Moulin is now encased by cultivated fields and its fragmented walls are flanked on the north-west and south-west angles, by the remains of round towers. 9 miles north-west at Blair Atholl is Blair Castle and 15 miles south-west at Weem is Castle Menzies.

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Caisteal Dubh is located south-east of Moulin, off East Moulin Road. A mile north of Pitlochry, on the A924.

The site is visible from the road.

Car parking is by the side of the road.

Caisteal Dubh pictures and large castle map
Caisteal Dubh Picture 1Caisteal Dubh Picture 2Caisteal Dubh Picture 3Castle Map of the Area

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