Barcaldine Castle facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBarcaldine Castle
|Oban, Argyll, Scotland|
|Built by||Duncan Campbell|
The castle was built by Sir Duncan Campbell of Glenorchy between 1601 and 1609. In 1692, the castle was attacked during the massacre of Glencoe.
The castle fell into disrepair in the later 19th century, when Barcaldine House became the principal residence of the family. It was restored between 1897-1911. It was purchased in November 2009 by David Whitehead.
The castle has a bottle dungeon and two hidden passageways.
The castle is owned by David Whitehead.
The ghost of Sir Duncan Campbell is said to have been spotted roaming Barcaldine searching for the man who murdered him.
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