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Island I Vow

The castle at Island I Vow (Ellan Vhow) was built by the hero of the Battle of Langside, Andrew Macfarlane, in 1577. In honour of his contribution to this victory, Andrew was awarded the addition of the demi-savage and imperial crown to the Macfarlane armorial bearings and this gave the clan its motto "This I'll Defend". Ellan Vhow was the seat of the clan after Inveruglas was burned by Cromwell in the mid 17th century and remained the seat through the end of the 17th century

See more at the Island I Vow preservation site

Ownership: Private

Height: 10 Meters

Length: 0.11 Kilometers