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House Of Glenmuick

Castle (Medieval)

Site Name House Of Glenmuick

Classification Castle (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Brackley Castle; Braichlie; Braicklie; Braickley House; Brackley House

Canmore ID 32472

Site Number NO39SE 3

NGR NO 3721 9454

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Glenmuick, Tullich And Glengairn
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Kincardine And Deeside
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NO39SE 3 3620 9455.

The modern house of Braichlie (Brackley: NO 37 94) is built on the site of the old castle of that name. Jervise notes that it suffered from the troops of General Mackay and probably from those of the Royalists in 1715 and 1745. Only a fragment of it now exists.

A Jervise 1875-9; A I McConnachie 1898.

There is no trace or local knowledge of an old castle at the modern house formerly known as Brackley, now called the House of Glenmuick, at NO 3620 9455.

Visited by OS (N K B) 27 October 1967.

Brackley Castle: listed.

Scottish Castle Survey 1988; N Bogdan and I B D Bryce 1991.

Architecture Notes

Present house designed by Dan Gibson 1898 for Sir James Mackenzie originally called Braickley House renamed when the 1870 mansion designed by Sir Samuel Morton Peto burnt down.



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