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Meggernie Castle

Castle (Medieval), Tower House (Medieval)

Site Name Meggernie Castle

Classification Castle (Medieval), Tower House (Medieval)

Canmore ID 24235

Site Number NN54NE 4

NGR NN 55382 46033

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Fortingall
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NN54NE 4 55382 46033

(NN 5538 4603) Meggernie Castle (NR)

OS 6" map (1978)

A fortalice dating probably from the 16th century although possibly incorporating an older nucleus. A large mansion has been attached. The original building consists of an almost square tower five storeys in height with square corner-turrets corbelled out at the angles.

N Tranter 1963; Scots Mag June 1979

This building is of outstanding architectural interest.

Visited by OS (RD) 17 September 1969

Architecture Notes

NN54NE 4 55382 46033

NMRS REFERENCE:

Meggernie Castle.

Architect: ? James - East Lodge.

Additions 1848.

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