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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 713560

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NT28NE 6 2691 8714.

(NT 2691 8714) Glammis Castle (NR) (Site of)

OS 6" map, (1920)

In Glammis Field, on the north side of Kinghorn there are the foundations of a building called Glammis Castle (or Tower), presumably built by the family of that name. It may date to 1542 but had disappeared by 1790.

A Reid 1906.

The site of Glammis Castle, now occupied by Nos. 3-5 Burt Avenue, is a strong natural position overlooking the old town and harbour of Kinghorn.

Visited by OS (W D J) 2 March 1959.

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