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Struie Castle

Castle (Medieval)

Site Name Struie Castle

Classification Castle (Medieval)

Canmore ID 26673

Site Number NO01SE 4

NGR NO 0794 1136

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NO01SE 4 0794 1136.

(NO 0794 1136) Struie Castle (NR) (Remains of)

OS 6" map, (1959)

Struie Castle is said to have been erected in the mid 17th Century. An old circular tower, 8-10 feet high, is the only remaining portion.

Name Book 1859.

The circular tower, the only remains of Struie Castle measures c 4.7m in diameter over walls 0.6m thick of roughly coursed masonry. In the SE side, just above ground level, is a shot-hole. No further information could be found locally.

Visited by OS (R D) 19 July 1967.

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