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Recording Your Heritage Online

Event ID 566869

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Recording Your Heritage Online


Caisteal Dubh nan Cliar (black castle of the minstrels), 16th century A rocky lump commanding the entrance to Kilchoan Bay, probably once a two-storey tower built as an outpost for Mingary Castle. Remains are scant, but include a tiny chamber beneath an overhanging lip of rock with masonry walls and a slab roof.

Taken from "Western Seaboard: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Mary Miers, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press

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