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Drum Castle, Chapel

A Category B Listed Building in Drumoak, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.0947 / 57°5'40"N

Longitude: -2.3387 / 2°20'19"W

OS Eastings: 379573

OS Northings: 800465

OS Grid: NJ795004

Mapcode National: GBR XB.J54V

Mapcode Global: WH8PP.1XLZ

Entry Name: Drum Castle, Chapel

Listing Date: 16 April 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334098

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3114

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Drumoak

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Stonehaven and Lower Deeside

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

Early date, said to have been larger; 16th/17th century in present form, orientated W. Small rubble-built crowstepped rectangle with grotesque heads at E end. Re-roofed 1857, W window enlarged and cross added.

Masonry repaired, alter and credence 1864, Font 1882. Brass figure of Blessed Virgin (German said to have come from Ausberg) installed 1897. Segmentally arched tomb recess of Sir Alexander Irvine (+ 1911) from Drum's Aisle St Nicholas, Aberdeen re-erected here 1951.

Statement of Interest

Private ecclesiastical building in use as such.

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