Gylen Castle at the south end of the island of Kerrera in Argyll and Bute, Scotland

Gylen Castle is a very small castle, or tower house, at the south end of the island of Kerrera in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, on a promontory overlooking the Firth of Lorne. Built in 1582 by the Clan MacDougall. It was made a scheduled monument in 1931. Gylen was only occupied for a relatively short time. The castle was besieged then burned by the Covenanters under General Leslie in 1647 during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms.
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Gylen Castle at the south end of the island of Kerrera in Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Gylen Castle at the south end of the island of Kerrera in Argyll and Bute, Scotland

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