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DUNDEUGH CASTLE (Ruins of) Dundeugh Castle
Dundeugh Castle
Castle of Dun-Deugh
Alexander Kirk
William Gilchrist
Chalmers Caledonia vol 3 Page 279
009 [Situation] 1/2 Mile N.W. [North West] of Glenhowl

The ruins of an old castle on the farm of Dundeugh and situated on the Eastern Margin of the Water of Deugh, it is supposed to have been erected sometime in the 10th or 11 century, by a person named McMillan who it is said had originated from Ireland on a account of some domestic broil or other. It is also traditionally handed down that afterwards it came into the hands of King Robert, the Bruce. and had been occassionally occupied by him as a hunting Seat, and that he had erected a Mill, for the purpose of grinding corn for his hounds, which is still situated about 3/4 of a mile to the Westward of the Castle on the Northern margin of "Pulmaddy Burn", and is known by the name of "Pulmaddy Mill" of which see description in an adjoining sheet. any thing more nor the above information cannot be gleaned in the locality.

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Parish of Carsphairn

Left hand side of page Form 136 Page 61 Dundeugh Castle

Dundeugh Castle
[Name] on the point of land which
is formed by the junction of the
Ken and Deugh stands the ruins
of the ancient castle of Dundeugh
which appear to have been a place
of great strength.
Chalmer's Caledonia
vol 3 Page 279

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