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Barronepark distillery

Islands single malt Scotch whisky

Barronepark distillery stood at what is now Barone Park, also called Cnoc na h-Ulaidhe, on the Isle of Bute. This farm and residence is south-west of Rothesay at the foot of Barone Hill, beside a burn that flowed eastwards into nearby Loch Fad.

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  • Region
    Islands
  • Production type
    Single malt
  • Distillery Status
    Demolished
  • Previous names
    Barone Park
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Barronepark History

The distillery was opened and licensed to William Muir and Co. in 1798. Barronepark remained in the Muir family, operating intermittently until it ultimately closed in 1823.

Timeline

  • 1798-99 Distilling begins at Barronepark under William Muir and Co.
  • 1799 The distillery falls silent
  • 1816 William Muir reopens the distillery
  • 1818 Barronepark is silent once again
  • 1821 James Muir, probably William’s son, takes over the licence
  • 1833 The distillery closes
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Contact

Address
Barone Park
Rothesay
Isle of Bute
Argyll and Bute
United Kingdom
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See also

  • Ardincaple Ardincaple Ardincaple Distillery

    Ardincaple

    Ardincaple was a short-lived distillery on the Island of Seil, south of Oban.

  • Bridgend Bridgend Bridgend Distillery

    Bridgend

    One of a swathe of lost Islay distilleries, Bridgend was briefly licensed in the early 19th century.

  • Freeport Freeport Freeport Distillery

    Freeport

    One of Islay’s lost 19th century distilleries.

  • Scarabuss Scarabuss Scarabuss Distillery

    Scarabuss

    A short-lived early 19th century farm distillery, located on Islay.

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