NS2882 : Ardencaple Tower

taken 3 years ago, near to Rhu, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Ardencaple Tower
Ardencaple Tower
This is the sole standing remnant of Ardencaple Castle. For other pictures of the tower, click on the end-note title. See also NS2883 : Ardencaple Tower, Helensburgh and NS2883 : Ardencaple Tower for other contributors' pictures.
Ardencaple Tower :: NS2883
Ardencaple Castle used to stand here (see LinkExternal link at Canmore for more information), but it was demolished c.1957 to make way for housing. All that remains of the building is Ardencaple Tower. Fire damaged the north-western section of the castle in about 1830, and Lord John Campbell (the future 7th Duke of Argyll) took the opportunity to make considerable additions, including this square tower, which, as a result, also came to be known as the Argyll Tower. The structure, which is situated above a precipice, presently bears two green navigation lights.
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Date Taken
Monday, 17 November, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 9 December, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Tower 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2821 8299 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:0.5382N 4:45.4200W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2822 8300
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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