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Geanies Castle

Castle (Medieval)

Site Name Geanies Castle

Classification Castle (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Mains Of Geanies; Geanies House Policies

Canmore ID 15243

Site Number NH87NE 1

NGR NH 8945 7983

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Tarbat
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH87NE 1 8945 7983

(NH 8945 7983) Geanies Castle (Site of) (NAT)

OS 6" map, Ross-shire, 2nd ed., (1907)

No visible remains of the castle of the Barony of Geanies exist, but a tree still standing is said to have been within its precincts (Ordnance Survey Name Book [ONB] 1872).

Geanies Castle, when investigated by Davidson, was found to be quite unknown locally and the site indicated by OS was under wheat and no trace whatever was distinguishable (Davidson 1948).

OS Name Book 1872; J M Davidson 1948.

No trace of castle or tree in an arable field.

Visited by OS (I S S) 5 September 1972.

The traditional site of Geanies Castle is recorded about 450m E of Mains of Geanies farmhouse; no visible remains survive.

RCAHMS 1979, visited September 1977.

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