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Arnprior Castle

Castle (Medieval)

Site Name Arnprior Castle

Classification Castle (Medieval)

Canmore ID 45408

Site Number NS69SW 6

NGR NS 61536 94319

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Stirling
  • Parish Kippen
  • Former Region Central
  • Former District Stirling
  • Former County Stirlingshire

Archaeology Notes

NS69SW 6 61536 94319

NS69SW 15 61 94

(NS 6153 9432) Arnprior Castle (NR) (Site of).

OS 6" map (1923)

'The remains of the house and castle of Arnprior may still be traced.'

OSA 1796

Arnprior Castle, during the reign of James IV (1488-1513), was held by the Menzies, and later by John Buchanan.

W Chrystal 1903

No trace of Arnprior Castle is visible.

Visited by OS (WDJ), 23 September 1968

NS 615 943. The remains of this castle were still to be seen in 1796 but nothing is now visible.

RCAHMS 1979, visited July 1978

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