Addyman Archaeology's Lara Ferrarotti at the start of today, working in the southernmost corner of the castle courtyard close to the sea gate. The mud, muck and grime of centuries had washed down into that corner, and it had to be cleared before the solid archaeology could be revealed.
Ashley Thompson builders have a job on their hands shifting a heavy sandstone lintel out of the courtyard.
The Mingary Castle restoration blog was written by Jon Haylett, who lives in the local village of Kilchoan. Now that restoration is almost complete Holly and Chris Bull will take over to report on bringing the Castle back to life.