NS3578 : Kilmahew Castle - SW corner

near to Geilston, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Kilmahew Castle - SW corner
Kilmahew Castle - SW corner
For the main description of the castle, and for the early history of the lands of Kilmahew, see NS3578 : Kilmahew Castle.

In the foreground is what appears to be the remnants of a staircase (it was still climbable, with care), ascending from the lower left corner of the photo towards the two recesses; these recesses date from the attempted remodelling of the castle (I'm not sure what they were intended for, aside from decoration; they seem rather small for statue alcoves).

Note the opening on the right-hand side of the staircase, also shown at NS3578 : Kilmahew Castle - short passage beneath staircase.
Kilmahew Castle
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2009
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Friday, 20 November, 2009   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 25 November, 2009
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
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Castle 
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18th Century  16th Century 
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Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3516 7866 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.3529N 4:38.5804W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3515 7865
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