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Druminnor Castle

A Category A Listed Building in Huntly, Strathbogie and Howe of Alford, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.3256 / 57°19'32"N

Longitude: -2.8101 / 2°48'36"W

OS Eastings: 351315

OS Northings: 826403

OS Grid: NJ513264

Mapcode National: GBR M9FC.7DG

Mapcode Global: WH7MB.T41H

Entry Name: Druminnor Castle

Listing Date: 16 April 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333712

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2743

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Auchindoir and Kearn

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Huntly, Strathbogie and Howe of Alford

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

1577 (dated) in present form; 2-storey basement and attic
harled with margins or mouldings; round entrance - stair
tower at N.E. corbelled to square at 1st with
polygonally-headed doorway with 3 armorial panels over;
gunport. Original tower house c.1440, demolished; basement
and ground floor of present building 15th cent; both vaulted,
ground floor has 3 fine pendant bosses (restored Ann.
Henderson); 1st floor and attic probably 1577 period, walls
intaken at 1st floor level; interior remodelled Archibald
Simpson and recently again; his addition at N.W. lately
demolished; considerable repair and restoration from 1955
onwards.

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