ND1248 : Dirlot Castle

3 km from Westerdale, Highland, Great Britain

Dirlot Castle
Dirlot Castle
Next to nothing now remains of the castle. The small keep stood on top of this rock spike with a curtain wall and perhaps two smaller towers on the low ground below the spike. Never much of a defensive position it served more as a frontier post on the edge of the Keiss, Sinclair and Gunn clan lands.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Monday, 24 April, 2006
Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! ND 126 486 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:25.0191N 3:29.8672W
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OSGB36: geotagged! ND 125 487
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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