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Turriff Castle

Castle (Medieval), Motte (Medieval)(Possible)

Site Name Turriff Castle

Classification Castle (Medieval), Motte (Medieval)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Tower Of Torrey

Canmore ID 19152

Site Number NJ74NW 16

NGR NJ 7215 4996

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Turriff
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Banff And Buchan
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ74NW 16 7215 4996.

(NJ 7215 4996) The old castle of Turriff still existed in 1610 or 1612. It stood within an area bounded by Castlehill, Mill Road, Gall Street and Deveron Street, and was then known as the Tower of Torrey.

Dr Milne 1906.

No further information was found during field investigation.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 12 December 1962.


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