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Stonefield distillery

Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Rather confusingly Stonefield distillery did not sit in the village of Stonefield near Tarbert, which boasts a mid-19th century castle, but some 55 miles to the north, near Taynuilt.

The distillery sat midway between Connel and Taynuilt in northern Argyll, close to the southern shore of the saltwater Loch Etive, beside the A85 road and railway line from Tyndrum to Oban. A small burn that runs past on its way to Loch Etive was doubtless the distillery’s water source. When it was intact, Stonefield distillery would have had a fine view of the Abbot’s Isle, some distance offshore in the loch.

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  • Region
    Highland
  • Production type
    Single malt
  • Distillery Status
    Demolished
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Stonefield History

Stonefield distillery was licensed to John Campbell from 1798-99, after which operations ceased.

Timeline

  • 1798 Stonefield distillery is licensed to John Campbell
  • 1799 The distillery closes
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Contact

Address
Stonefield
Lorn
Argyll and Bute
United Kingdom
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See also

  • Dunoon Dunoon Dunoon Distillery

    Dunoon

    An early 19th century distillery on the Cowal peninsula.

  • Altduanalt Altduanalt Altduanalt Distillery

    Altduanalt

    A short-lived distillery in the village of Rhu, on the east shore of Gareloch.

  • Ardincaple Ardincaple Ardincaple Distillery

    Ardincaple

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

  • Babute Babute Babute Distillery

    Babute

    One of many lost distilleries in Argyll that was operational briefly in the 18th century.

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