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Earnside Castle

Castle (Medieval)

Site Name Earnside Castle

Classification Castle (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Ernside Castle

Canmore ID 16276

Site Number NJ16SW 8

NGR NJ 1096 6240

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NJ16SW 8 1096 6240

For present Earnside House (NJ 1071 6229) and associated buildings, see NJ16SW 70.00.

(NJ 1096 6240) Earnside Castle (NR) (Site of)

OS 6"map, Morayshire, 2nd ed., (1906)

Nothing is known of Ernside Castle except that it was built by the Cumyns of Altyr about 1450.

H B Mackintosh 1924.

No trace remains of this castle. The site is now partially covered by huts and lumber.

Visited by OS (W D J) 18 September 1963.


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