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Strome Castle

Castle (Medieval)

Site Name Strome Castle

Classification Castle (Medieval)

Canmore ID 99579

Site Number NG83NE 25

NGR NG 86228 35444

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Lochalsh
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Architecture Notes

NG83NE Grid Ref.: 8628 3545

Source: O/S 1:10,000 Map, 1966.


Field Visit (May 2014)

15th century tower and hall house; hall altered in length over following century and final construction of tower was 16th century. Tower destroyed in 1602 blast.

Door in hall to N and to W. Originally wooden floor and, because no fireplaces in walls, suggests open centrally located hearth. Rock-cut well in e part of hall. Partly excavated by GUARD Archaeology in 1995.

Finds in Inverness Museum

(NTS SMR Notes)

Information from NTS (SCS) May 2014


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