Knock Castle (also known as Knok)3931

Largs, Scotland

Brief Description

Knock Castle is situated on the west coast of Ayrshire with views over the Firth of Clyde. The designed landscape includes parkland and a walled garden.

History

At the beginning of the 17th century Knock Castle is described as well planted. The castle was in ruins by the late-18th century and a new house was built in the early-1850s. The remains of the previous house were incorporated into the designed landscape as a garden folly.

Features
  • Gazebo
  • Description: Turreted gazebo in the wall of the walled garden.
  • House (featured building)
  • Description: The ruined castle was replaced by a new house in the early-1850s.
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