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Moniack Castle

Country House

Site Name Moniack Castle

Classification Country House

Alternative Name(s) Moniac Castle; 'tower Of Wester Moniack'

Canmore ID 12730

Site Number NH54SE 7

NGR NH 55194 43626

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kirkhill
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH54SE 7 55194 43626

The 'tower of Wester Moniack' was the seat of the Frasers of Strichen. (Monaick Castle - NH 5520 4360)

L Shaw 1882

The older part of the present house is probably early 17th century; L-chaped, harled, with a wide round staircase turret in corner which is corbelled out at the top into a square cap-house & modern battlements. At the back, a double bow fronted facade was added c. 1830, and a modern 2-story wing extends at the side. The kitchen wing is possible part of the original 17th c courtyard range.

SDD list 1964

As described above.

Visited by OS (A A) 21 April 1970.


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