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Largie

Castle (Medieval)

Site Name Largie

Classification Castle (Medieval)

Canmore ID 36822

Site Number NO87NW 9

NGR NO 8358 7602

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NO87NW 9 8358 7602.

(NO 83587602). CASTLE (NR) (Site of).

OS 6" map (1927)

The site of Largie Castle is situated 300 yards south of 'The Law' tumulus.

D Christison 1899

No trace of Largie Castle but OS siting verified by farmer who has unearthed several dressed stones hereabouts. A triangular block, with a shield and the date 1611 carved on it, said to have come from the castle, is built into the NW gable of a farm building at NO 8355 7599.

Visited by OS (NKB) 18 December 1967

Listed.

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

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