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Newark Castle
NS 322-174 Ayrshire Scotland

Newark Castle Newark Castle is a late 15th or early 16th century stone tower house, founded by Kennedy of Bargany. Of four storeys and a garret, with a square gabled caphouse and a corbelled-out parapet with open rounds on the angles. Standing on a small craig, the first floor hall is above a vaulted basement and there is a western 17th century addition of one more storey but no parapet. With extensive mid 19th century, north, east and west additions, the tower was once encased by a moat and the east wing was demolished in 1977. 2 miles north-west is Greenan Castle and 4 miles west is Dunduff Castle.


Street Map

Newark Castle is located below Newark, off Dunure Road. 2 miles south of Ayr, on the A719.

The site is a private residence and is only visible from the road.

Car parking is by the side of the road.


Newark Castle pictures and large castle map
Newark Castle Picture 1Newark Castle Picture 2Castle Map of the Area

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