PROPOSALS FOR CONSERVATION WORKS
Added on 12 June 2020
DETAILS to be discussed with a structural engineer and Historic Environment Scotland (HES): Remove plants, tree stems, branches and foliage growing at the walls of the structure. Stablise loose stonework with suitable stone indents and lime mortar. Re-point in lime mortar where approporiate. Rebuild/stabilise wall tops and add soft capping (turf). Where stone lintels have been robbed from door/window/fireplace openings, consider the need for new stabilising structural inserts.
- New sign at junction with directions for each existing path.
- New stone pillars and metal gate with overhead design/lettering.
- New metal fence securing site area of castle.
- Existing path and current way to access up the hill.
- New pathway at the end of existing track, leading to top of hill.
- New display board for Castle Cluggy including additional information.
- Existing landscape steps connection existing path to top of hill to be removed.
- Designated bench area for views to the castle and loch.
- Original size/shape of the building to be suggested with soft landscape.
- Grass at "inner" courtyard and areas surrounding the castle.
- Steps up to viewing platform for looks inside the structure.
- New lockable metal gate at existing opening.