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Taringzean Castle

A Category B Listed Building in Old Cumnock, East Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.457 / 55°27'25"N

Longitude: -4.2856 / 4°17'8"W

OS Eastings: 255564

OS Northings: 620506

OS Grid: NS555205

Mapcode National: GBR 3Q.YBVQ

Mapcode Global: WH3R6.43HD

Entry Name: Taringzean Castle

Listing Date: 14 April 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 347762

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14423

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Old Cumnock

County: East Ayrshire

Parish: Old Cumnock

Locality: Cumnock and New Cumnock

Traditional County: Ayrshire

Description

Ruin in grounds of Dumfries House; stands on the summit of a
high steep bank beside river Lugar - Only a portion of the
ancient tower remains built of large square stones in
courses, with a double splayed base.

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