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Adam's Castle

Castle (Medieval)

Site Name Adam's Castle

Classification Castle (Medieval)

Canmore ID 36780

Site Number NO87NE 5

NGR NO 8637 7572

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Kinneff
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Kincardine And Deeside
  • Former County Kincardineshire

Archaeology Notes

NO87NE 5 8637 7572.

(NO 8637 7572) Adam's Castle (NR) (site of)

OS 1:10000 map (1974)

Adam's Castle (Site): Nothing is visible of this 'stronghold' noted on a coastal promontory 500m S of Hallhill farmhouse; the Statistical Account (OSA, 1793) describes it as 'very much like Cadden Castle (NO87SE 3), but much larger' (Name Book 1864).

Visited by OS (NKB) 11 December 1967; RCAHMS 1982, visited 1982


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


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