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Lanrick
(Lanrick Castle)

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Lanrick Castle, a mansion in Kilmadock parish, Perthshire, on the right bank of the Teith, 3 miles WNW of Doune. A handsome modern castellated edifice, with very fine grounds, it is a seat of Robert Jardine, Esq., M.P., of Castlemilk, as successor to his kinsman, Andrew Jardine, Esq. (1810-81), who owned 2821 acres in Perthshire and 9838 in Dumfriesshire, valued at £2661 and £5569 per annum. A suspension bridge, which here spans the Teith, was erected in 1842 after plans by Mr Smith of Deanston.—Ord. Sur., sh. 39, 1869.

An accompanying 19th C. Ordnance Survey map is available.

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