Moil Castle

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Site Type CASTLE
Canmore ID 38829
Site Number NR72SW 6
NGR NR 7249 2099
Council ARGYLL AND BUTE
Parish CAMPBELTOWN
Former Region STRATHCLYDE
Former District ARGYLL AND BUTE
Former County ARGYLL
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Archaeological Notes

NR72SW 6 7249 2099.

A rectangular building with a spur at each corner, is shown at NR 7249 2099 and annotated 'Moil Castle'.
Information from map: 1: 10560 (Report on the Burgh of Campbeltown 1832 published by authority of Parliament).

There is no trace of a building here. The position indicate is an area of almost perfectly level ground in an otherwise sloping field. Traditionally there may have been a residence or castle of the MacDonalds on or near this spot (information from Rev J A Webb, c/o Kintyre Nurseries).
Visited by OS (RDL) 7 March 1963.

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