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Moyness Castle

Castle (Medieval)

Site Name Moyness Castle

Classification Castle (Medieval)

Canmore ID 15568

Site Number NH95SE 13

NGR NH 9508 5380

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Auldearn
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Nairn
  • Former County Nairn

Archaeology Notes

NH95SE 13 9508 5380.

(NH 9508 5380) Moyness Castle (NR) (Site of).

OS 6" map (1906)

In 1842 only a heap of stones remained of the old castle of Moyness.

NSA 1845 (W Barclay)

Nothing is known of this castle, and no trace remains.

Name Book 1869

The site of Moyness Castle falls in an area of rough ground surrounded by standing crops. No remains can be seen and no further information obtained.

Visited by OS (RD) 16 August 1965

The traditional site of Moyness Castle is now occupied by a large clearance-heap situated in rough pasture.

RCAHMS 1978, visited May 1978


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