Threave Castle

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Threave Castle
Near Castle Douglas, Dumfries an Gallowa, Scotland
Threave Castle seen across the River Dee
Threave Castle is located in Dumfries and Galloway
Threave Castle
Threave Castle
Coordinates54°56′21″N 3°58′11″W / 54.9392°N 3.9697°W / 54.9392; -3.9697Coordinates: 54°56′21″N 3°58′11″W / 54.9392°N 3.9697°W / 54.9392; -3.9697
TeepTouer hoose
Hicht21 metre (69 ft)
Site information
OwnerHistoric Environment Scotland
Open tae
the public
Site history
Biggit biArchibald the Grim, Laird o Gallowa
William Douglas, 8t Yerl o Douglas
In usec.1370–1640
Battles/warsSieges in 1455 an 1640

Threave Castle is situatit on a island in the River Dee, 2.5 kilometre (1.6 mi) wast o Castle Douglas in the historic county o Kirkcudbrightshire, Dumfries an Gallowa, sooth-wast Scotland.