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Crathes Castle

A Category A Listed Building in Banchory and Mid Deeside, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.0615 / 57°3'41"N

Longitude: -2.44 / 2°26'23"W

OS Eastings: 373413

OS Northings: 796801

OS Grid: NO734968

Mapcode National: GBR X5.KCVQ

Mapcode Global: WH8PT.HRBY

Entry Name: Crathes Castle

Listing Date: 18 August 1972

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334273

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3262

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Banchory-Ternan

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Banchory and Mid Deeside

Traditional County: Kincardineshire

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Description

Modified L-plan tower house, pinnacled and turretted four-storey with vaulted basement and salient angle stair. Inset panels dated 1553 and 1596. Three-storey east wing early 18th century, and additions dated 1894.

Statement of Interest

Property of National Trust for Scotland.

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