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Tillycairn Castle

A Category A Listed Building in Westhill and District, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.1924 / 57°11'32"N

Longitude: -2.5562 / 2°33'22"W

OS Eastings: 366483

OS Northings: 811426

OS Grid: NJ664114

Mapcode National: GBR X0.7P4V

Mapcode Global: WH8P5.PHY2

Entry Name: Tillycairn Castle

Listing Date: 16 April 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333933

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2959

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cluny

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Westhill and District

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Circa 1550 built for Matthew Lumsden. 4-storey L-plan
with rounded angles, circular stair tower in re-entrant
angle and angle turrets; boulder rubble with pinnings,
bold corbelling at top. Vaulted ground floor and 1st floor
in jamb. Ruinous by 1722. Roofless but otherwise fairly
complete.

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