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Melgund Castle

A Category A Listed Building in Aberlemno, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.6965 / 56°41'47"N

Longitude: -2.7428 / 2°44'33"W

OS Eastings: 354609

OS Northings: 756330

OS Grid: NO546563

Mapcode National: GBR VQ.Q2YL

Mapcode Global: WH7Q8.VY38

Entry Name: Melgund Castle

Listing Date: 11 June 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 336244

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4931

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberlemno

County: Angus

Electoral Ward: Brechin and Edzell

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

Four-storey L-plan ruin with two-storey wing of
contemporary date; vaulted basements and corbelled
parapets; the tower has attic storey over. Second half
16th century. One lintel with carved shield and initials
D.B.

Statement of Interest

Up-graded category B to A 21 November,1995.

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