Garth Castle, a mansion in Fortingall parish, NW Perthshire, on the left bank of the Lyon, 1¼ mile ENE of Fortingall hamlet, and 7 miles W by S of Aberfeldy. It was the birthplace of Major-General David Stewart (1772-1829), Governor of St Lucia, and author of Sketehes o-f the Highlanders; and the seat of Sir Archibald Campbell, G.C.B., Bart. (1770-1843), Governor of New Brunswick and commander-in-chief in the Burmese war. Now it is the property of Sir Donald Currie, K.C.M.G. (b. 1825), who purchased the estate for £51,000 in 1880, the year of his election as Liberal member for Perthshire, and who has built a considerable addition, including a tower. Old Garth Castle, 2½ miles NNE, near the right bank of Keltney Burn, is a ruinous square keep, crowning a rocky promontory 150 feet high. It was a stronghold of Alexander Stewart, Earl of Buchan (the 'Wolf of Badenoch'), in the latter half of the 14th century.Ord. Sur., sh. 55, 1869.
Garth Castle or Caisteal Dubh, a ruined fortalice in Moulin parish, Perthshire, among a larch plantation ¼ mile SE of Moulin village. It looks, from its style of architecture, to have been built in the 11th or 12th century, but is unknown to record.
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