Innes Chonnel Castle Ruins

Argyll and Bute, United Kingdom

Innes Chonnel Castle is a ruined 13th-century castle on an island on Loch Awe near Dalavich, Scotland. It was once a stronghold of Clan Campbell. The existing buildings belong to several different periods, the earliest surviving building being the inner bailey which was erected in the first half of the 13th century as a small, rectangular castle of enceinte. Within this, a number of buildings were grouped round a small, central courtyard. The inner bailey was extensively remodelled during the 15th century, but its present plan and overall dimensions - 25.7 by 25.1 metres - correspond closely with those of the 13th century structure. The entrance gateway is on the east side and is of 15th century date, though the original entrance probably occupied a similar position.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Ruins in United Kingdom

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peace 1968 (2 years ago)
Awesome place to go, literally like those tourist castles but with nobody there to block off anything. Lots of cool places to explore! You get some great veiws from the top too
Neil Rush (2 years ago)
Fantastic old castle
Stefan Kruse (2 years ago)
Cameron Morrison (2 years ago)
Difficult to find bot set in beautiful scenery.
Jamie Bryson (3 years ago)
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