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Dalveich Castle

Castle (Medieval)

Site Name Dalveich Castle

Classification Castle (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Ardveich Castle

Canmore ID 24440

Site Number NN62SW 1

NGR NN 61486 24382

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Stirling
  • Parish Comrie (Stirling)
  • Former Region Central
  • Former District Stirling
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NN62SW 1 61486 24382

(NN 6149 2438) Castle (NR) (In Ruins)

OS 6" map (1901)

Slight remains of castle of unusual plan, consisting of a long narrow rectangle with round tower at NE and possibly SW.

SDD List 1963

This elongated Z-plan tower-house is sometimes referred to locally as Dalveich Castle. The remains measure c.27.5m NE-SW by c.8.5m transversely, over walls c.1.0m wide. Most of the SW gable survives to a height of 1.5m but elsewhere only parts of the outer wall can be seen, up to 0.4m high. No further information.

Revised at 25".

Visited by OS (WDJ) 5 December 1968

No change to previous field report. Name confirmed.

Visited by OS (JRL) 20 March 1979

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Field Visit (September 1978)

Dalveich Castle NN 614 243 NN62SW 1

Very little now survives of this castle. It appears to have been Z-shaped on plan.

RCAHMS 1979, visited September 1978

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