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'Gairnieston Castle'

Castle (Medieval)

Site Name 'Gairnieston Castle'

Classification Castle (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Garniston Castle

Canmore ID 19241

Site Number NJ75NW 3

NGR NJ 7344 5509

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NJ75NW 3 7344 5509.

(NJ 7344 5509) Gairnieston Castle (NR) (Site of)

OS 6" map, Aberdeenshire, 2nd ed., (1928)

'Garniston' stood on the right bank of a stream and was the seat of the chief of the Clan Dalgarno.

J B Pratt 1870.

Gairniston Castle. Very little is known about it and there is now no trace of it to be found; but the small park in which it is situated is considered to have been the Castle garden.

Name Book 1870.

No further information.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 17 September 1964.

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