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Cairneyflappet Castle

Castle (Medieval)

Site Name Cairneyflappet Castle

Classification Castle (Medieval)

Canmore ID 30378

Site Number NO21SW 9

NGR NO 2203 1031

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Strathmiglo
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District North East Fife
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NO21SW 9 2203 1031.

(NO 2203 1031 Cairneyflappet Castle (NR) (Site of)

OS 6"map, (1938)

Moat (NR)

OS 6"map, Fife, 1st ed., (1854)

Cairneyflappet Castle was mentioned in 1420 and 1509, and was demolished in 1734 (A H Millar 1895).

The remains of a large moat surrounded the castle (J M Leighton 1840).

J M Leighton 1840; A H Millar 1895.

There are no traces of this castle to be seen.

Visited by OS (R D) 31 March 1967.


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