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Craignethan Castle

Near Crossford
Central Scotland
ML11 9PL

An important early artillery fortification with an exceptional residential tower, Craignethan Castle is in a very picturesque setting overlooking the River Nethan.

Craignethan dates back to around 1530. The oldest part is a tower house built by Sir James Hamilton of Finnart, the castle's defences include a caponier and a stone vaulted artillery chamber, which is rare in Britain.

This property is managed by Historic Scotland.

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Five and a half miles west north west of Lanark off the A72.

Craignethan Castle Postcode for SatNav: ML11 9PL


+44 (0)1555 860 364

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