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Tulloch Castle

Tower House (16th Century)

Site Name Tulloch Castle

Classification Tower House (16th Century)

Canmore ID 12953

Site Number NH56SW 8

NGR NH 54724 60311

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Dingwall
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH56SW 8.00 NH 54724 60311.

NH56SW 8.01 NH 54743 60270 Garden Bridge

(NH 5472 6030) Tulloch Castle (TI) Castle (GT)

OS 6"map, (1938)

Tulloch Castle is supposed to have been built about the 13th century. It was repaired in 1513, and portions added to it in 1675 and 1762. It stood ruinous after a fire about 1850, and was restored in 1923.

Name Book 1876; N Macrae 1923.

Tulloch Castle is a modern house (built 1918-23) incorporating the remains of an early 16th century tower in its SW angle. The basement only of the tower appears to survive. The masonry has been harled but a number of lights and gun-loops are visible. Photo.

Visited by OS (N K B) 1 July 1965.

Tulloch Castle and remains of (NAT) Castle (NR)

OS 6"map, (1969)

No change to previous field report.

Visited by OS (J B) 16 November 1976

Ornate dormer pediment in garden of W dwelling at Mains of Tulloch (NH56SW 37) bears the initials AD (Davidson of Tulloch from 1760) and may derive from Tulloch Castle.

SDD List.

Architecture Notes

ARCHITECT: Sir Robert Lorimer 1920-22-additions

Robert Adam 1789-90 -design for a ruinous castle & a cottage


Scottish Country Life, Vol III, No 6, pp.245-8, June 1916


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