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Leslie Castle

A Category B Listed Building in West Garioch, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.3124 / 57°18'44"N

Longitude: -2.6662 / 2°39'58"W

OS Eastings: 359964

OS Northings: 824842

OS Grid: NJ599248

Mapcode National: GBR M9SD.79M

Mapcode Global: WH8NK.0GML

Entry Name: Leslie Castle

Listing Date: 24 November 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 341497

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9239

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Leslie (Aberdeenshire)

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: West Garioch

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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Description

L-plan; dated 1661; ruinous.
Roofless. Originally 3 storeys and garret. Random rubble.
Square tower in re-entrant angle. Turrets at angles. Interior
filled with debris. Floors gone.

Statement of Interest

Descheduling 4/9/89

Built for William Forbes on site of Castle of Leslies of

Leslie. Passed after his death (1670) to Leiths of Leith

Hall.

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