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Glammis Castle

Tower (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Glammis Castle

Classification Tower (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Glammis Tower; Burt Avenue

Canmore ID 52772

Site Number NT28NE 6

NGR NT 2691 8714

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Kinghorn
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District Kirkcaldy
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NT28NE 6 2691 8714.

(NT 2691 8714) Glammis Castle (NR) (Site of)

OS 6" map, (1920)

In Glammis Field, on the north side of Kinghorn there are the foundations of a building called Glammis Castle (or Tower), presumably built by the family of that name. It may date to 1542 but had disappeared by 1790.

A Reid 1906.

The site of Glammis Castle, now occupied by Nos. 3-5 Burt Avenue, is a strong natural position overlooking the old town and harbour of Kinghorn.

Visited by OS (W D J) 2 March 1959.


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