History of Glendaruel

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Glendaruel house

Glendaruel House, now one of Argyll’s lost mansions.

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Lucknow gates

The former entrance to Glendaruel House.  The Gates still stand and can be seen from the Cowal Way on the West Glendaruel Road as you approach the caravan park.  There is no vehicle access into the Park from this side of the glen.

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Kilmodan Church

St. Modan, to whom the church is dedicated, was an early Celtic saint who lived about the time of St. Columba. His original chapel is said to have been on the hillside to the East of the present church, but the site has not so far been located.

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carved stones from the 13th – 15th Century

The Lapidarium at the bottom of the church yard contains carved stones dating from the 15th Century.