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Moniack Castle

A Category B Listed Building in Kirkhill, Highland

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Latitude: 57.4597 / 57°27'35"N

Longitude: -4.4154 / 4°24'55"W

OS Eastings: 255194

OS Northings: 843626

OS Grid: NH551436

Mapcode National: GBR H9G0.B61

Mapcode Global: WH3F8.4RPN

Plus Code: 9C9QFH5M+VR

Entry Name: Moniack Castle

Listing Name: Moniack Castle

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 339801

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7818

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200339801

Location: Kirkhill

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Parish: Kirkhill

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

Tagged with: Castle

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Small L-plan tower house of circa 1600, with various
subsequent additions including crenellated wallhead to
tower by James Smith, 1804 and re-cast E frontage, 1830-40.
Harled with polished and tooled ashlar margins and dressings.
Entrance in base of tower in SE re-entrant anlge; simple
square headed door-way moulded ashlar jambs and heavily
studded plank door. Wing to left with early fenestration,
some windows with plain chamfers and iron windows yetts of
circa 1600.
2-storey, symmetrical 3-bay NW frontage with centre door and
wide flanking bowed bays rising full height to bowed
piended roof, each bay with 3 windows in ground and 1st
floor. Centre door with simple Roman Doric columned portico.
Varied glazing to sash and case windows; slate roofs.
Interior; low ceilinged Roman Catholic chapel immediately
left in entrance; attentuated Ionic pilastered reredos. Wide
wheel stair rises in tower, floors at various levels.

Statement of Interest

Property of branch of Fraser family. Chapel in ecclesiastical

use as such.

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