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Mains Of Auchmedden

Castle (Medieval)

Site Name Mains Of Auchmedden

Classification Castle (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Auchmedden Castle

Canmore ID 19950

Site Number NJ86SE 1

NGR NJ 8510 6471

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Aberdour (Banff And Buchan)
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Banff And Buchan
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ86SE 1 8510 6471.

(NJ 8510 6471) Castle (NR) (site of)

OS 6" map, (1959)

A castle, supposedly 16th century,is situated on the bank of a ravine leading to the village of Pennan. Formerly owned by the Bairds of Auchmedden, the only remains now existing are a position of the south wall and a few scattered stones (Ferguson 1913).

Name Book 1870; J Ferguson 1913.

No trace of a castle could be found at the site, which is now under cultivation. No further information could be obtained locally.

Visited by OS (RD) 5 February 1965.

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