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Balcraig Castle

Castle (Medieval)

Site Name Balcraig Castle

Classification Castle (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Hatton

Canmore ID 32167

Site Number NO34SW 4

NGR NO 3057 4060

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Angus
  • Parish Newtyle
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Angus
  • Former County Angus

Archaeology Notes

NO34SW 4 3057 4060.

(NO 3057 4060) Balcraig Castle (NR) (Site of)

OS 6"map, Angus, 2nd ed., (1903)

Scarcely any traces remained of Balcraig Castle, which stood a short distance S of Hatton Castle (NO34SW 3) in 1845, and all trace of it had disappeared by 1885.

New Statistical Account (NSA) 1845; A J Warden 1880-5.

No trace.

Visited by OS (J L D) 5 May 1958.

There are no visible remains of this castle which stood 450m SE of Hatton.

Statistical Account (OSA) 1792; NSA 1845; A J Warden 1880-85; RCAHMS 1984.


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