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Latitude: 56.9604 / 56°57'37"N
Longitude: -2.2603 / 2°15'37"W
OS Eastings: 384266
OS Northings: 785490
OS Grid: NO842854
Mapcode National: GBR XG.KZ21
Mapcode Global: WH9RM.79XY
Entry Name: Fetteresso Castle
Listing Date: 5 August 1987
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 341639
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9373
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Stonehaven and Lower Deeside
Traditional County: Kincardineshire
John Paterson 1808, substantial additions and alterations, incorporating part of castle rebuilt 1671. Dismantled 1954. Extensive, picturesque towered and turretted, battlemented, 3-storey mansion. Roughly squared rubble with polished ashlar dressings. L-plan with service court in re-entrant angle. Large octagonal entrance tower at E with projecting buttressed porch and pointed arched entrance. Various intermediate turrets on long elevations, some enclosing stairs. Variety of windows, some hood-moulded, some bipartite. Ranges between angle tower and 1st tower to N and S with string course at wallhead (continued across towers) and battlemented.
1986 roofless ruin. Illustrations exist of castle prior to 1954. Tracing of plan at SNMR.
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