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Dunphail Castle

A Category C Listed Building in Forres, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5122 / 57°30'43"N

Longitude: -3.6591 / 3°39'32"W

OS Eastings: 300700

OS Northings: 848103

OS Grid: NJ007481

Mapcode National: GBR K8BW.2JH

Mapcode Global: WH5HP.RFRY

Entry Name: Dunphail Castle

Listing Date: 9 November 1987

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333045

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2170

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinkillie

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Forres

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

Late medieval vaulted rubble undercroft, much overgrown,
abuts 17th century, tall 2-storey, single bay gabled wing set
in slope; harl pointed with ashlar dressings to chamfered
single ground and 1st floor windows. Roofless.

Statement of Interest

Stands on steep knoll above present Dunphail House.

Originally owned by Cumins of Altyre and by Dunbar family

during 16th, 17th and early 18th century. Sold to Col. Lewis

Grant about 1738.

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