K – Kellie to Knock


Kellie Castle

Region : Fife Location : Pittenweem Details : Kellie is of A very large E-plan,consisting of a three story main block with three large square towers that form the arms of the E. The towers are of five stories, and two have bartizans. Two smaller stair towers project from the side of the main block …

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Kilchurn Castle

Region : Argyll Location : Details : Built in about 1450 by Sir Colin Campbell, as a five storey tower house with a courtyard and defended by an outer wall. By about 1500 an additional range and a hall had been added to the south side of the castle. Further buildings went up during the …

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Kindrochit Castle

Region : Aberdeenshire Location : Braemar Details : It was build between 1057 and 1093 by King Malcom III, Malcum Caen Mor King of Scotland. The castle was then named Ceann-drochit meaning Bridge Head. King Robert II spent time here to enjoy the hunting on the Braes of Mar. Later King Robert III gifted the …

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Kinnaird Head Castle

Region : Aberdeenshire Location : Fraserburgh Details : This castle consists of an altered massive 15th-century keep, rectangular in plan, of four storeys and formerly with a garret. The parapet, with open rounds at the corners, has a machiolated projection in the centre of each parapet. The enterance was at first floor level, a turnpike …

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Knock Castle

Region : Argyll Location : Details : Knock is a 15th century keep constructed by the MacLeods and later captured by the MacDonalds. It was remodeled in 1596 by the MacDonalds but was abandoned by 1689. Most of the stone was used for nearby buildings Paranormal Phenomena : said to be haunted by a Green …

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