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Taymouth Castle, Rock Lodge

Lodge (19th Century)

Site Name Taymouth Castle, Rock Lodge

Classification Lodge (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Drummond Hill; Taymouth Castle Policies

Canmore ID 24955

Site Number NN74NE 14.04

NGR NN 78148 46817

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Kenmore (Perth And Kinross)
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NN74NE 14.04 78148 46817

NN 7814 4680. Rustic Lodge, probably built about 1840.

HBD List

A single storey lodge with tower, built of undressed stone and now roofless.

Visited by OS (BS) 29 November 1978.

Site Management (20 June 2002)

Single storey with 2-stage circular tower Gothic folly forming part of Taymouth Castle Estate. Rustic masonry with projecting stones. Pointed openings. Forms part of an exceptionally spectacular and complete group of ancillary structures on the Taymouth Castle Estate. (Historic Scotland) Noted as being originally habitable but built to appear a ruin. (N.Haynes)

The Castle was sold with its contents in 1922 and it became a hotel. The site operated as a Polish hospital during the war and was later leased to a civil defence school.

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