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Careston Castle

A Category A Listed Building in Careston, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.7283 / 56°43'41"N

Longitude: -2.7685 / 2°46'6"W

OS Eastings: 353074

OS Northings: 759888

OS Grid: NO530598

Mapcode National: GBR WR.Z4KJ

Mapcode Global: WH7Q8.F4XV

Entry Name: Careston Castle

Listing Date: 11 June 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335934

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4656

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Careston

County: Angus

Electoral Ward: Brechin and Edzell

Parish: Careston

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

Four-storey tower-house with vaulted basement and projecting
wings. May date late 16th cent., but much altered at later
periods.
Armorial stone south frontage 1714. Fine interiors: carved
chimney pieces, painted ceiling, private chapel with
communion chair/table 1623.

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