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Mounie Castle, Original Block

A Category A Listed Building in Daviot, Aberdeenshire

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Latitude: 57.3479 / 57°20'52"N

Longitude: -2.3894 / 2°23'21"W

OS Eastings: 376663

OS Northings: 828666

OS Grid: NJ766286

Mapcode National: GBR N9G9.G2H

Mapcode Global: WH8NH.8KFW

Plus Code: 9C9V8JX6+56

Entry Name: Mounie Castle, Original Block

Listing Name: Mounie Castle, Original Block.

Listing Date: 16 April 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333763

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2793

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Daviot

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Mid Formartine

Parish: Daviot

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Dated 1641 in raised letters at stair tower skew. 2-storey
and dormerless attic T-plan, circular stair tower centre
E. front richly corbelled to square top stage with small
corbelled turret stair in angle. Door N.
side stair tower. Harled with margins, chimneyheads
replaced in red granite ashlar to original pattern,
crowsteps to main gables and gablet centre W. front
restorations. Ground floor vaulted.

Statement of Interest

Built by Robert Farquhar Provost of Aberdeen in 1644.

In 1701-2 to Alex Hay of Arnbath, in 1714 to George Seton,

2nd son of Sir Alex Seton of Pitmedden, descendants of the

Setons of Meldrum the original owners.

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