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Kilbuaick Castle

Castle (Medieval)

Site Name Kilbuaick Castle

Classification Castle (Medieval)

Canmore ID 15892

Site Number NJ06SE 5

NGR NJ 0967 6030

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Moray
  • Parish Alves
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Moray
  • Former County Morayshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ06SE 5 0967 6030.

(NJ 09676030) Kilbuiack Castle (NR) (Site of).

OS 6" map (1906)

This castle was supposed to have been built in the reign of James the Second and was inhabited by a branch of the Dunbar family. It was totally demolished in the early part of the 19th century, the stones and slates being used in the building and roofing of the present farm-steading.

Name Book 1870

The house of Killbuyack, of old possessed by the Dunbars, is bounded by a burn on the west.

W Macfarlane 1907

No trace of this castle remains. The site lies in a disused garden at the rear of some cottages.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 24 September 1963

Activities

Field Visit (1870)

This castle was supposed to have been built in the reign of James the Second and was inhabited by a branch of the Dunbar family. It was totally demolished in the early part of the 19th century, the stones and slates being used in the building and roofing of the present farm-steading.

Name Book 1870

Reference (1907)

The house of Killbuyack, of old possessed by the Dunbars, is bounded by a burn on the west.

W Macfarlane 1907

Field Visit (24 September 1963)

No trace of this castle remains. The site lies in a disused garden at the rear of some cottages.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 24 September 1963

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