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Balloch Castle

Castle (Medieval)

Site Name Balloch Castle

Classification Castle (Medieval)

Canmore ID 25358

Site Number NN81NW 6

NGR NN 8395 1920

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Muthill
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NN81NW 6 8395 1920

(NN 8395 1920) Balloch Castle (NR) (Site of).

OS 6" map (1958)

Traditionally a castle belonging to the 'Laird of Balloch' who was 'supplanted by the Laird of Drummond in the latter end of the Feudal times'. The last remains were removed c.1840 by the person who pointed out the site.

Name Book 1860.

Only a slight rise,with a scatter of small stones on top, in an arable field, remains to indicate the site of the castle.

Visited by OS (RD), 28 December 1966.

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