MHG18578 - Castle Mattoch
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Type and Period (1)
- CASTLE (Undated)
- None recorded
NH72SW 2 748 247
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Information from: Mr P A Yeoman, 20 January 1992.
The ground at the grid reference listed shows no sign at all of a mound. It is now in an area of forestry. There is however, a castle recorded in the vicinity in Northern Narrative by Kenneth A Macrae (1955) who states p. 170: 'A little farther on at Garbole Bridge we see a lone rowan tree, believed to mark the position of a castle, which commanded a fine four way view. All the stones have since been removed to repair and build various farm walls.' There is no lone rowan tree to be seen today. <1>
Yeoman, P A, 1988, 'Mottes in Northeast Scotland', Scot Archaeol Rev Vol. 5 1988, p.125-33, 131, no. 84 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1131.
<1> Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH), 2011, Digital site gazetteer and archive for ARCH Community Timeline Project: Strathdearn, Site 7 (Collection/Project Archive). SHG25599.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Yeoman, P A. 1988. 'Mottes in Northeast Scotland', Scot Archaeol Rev Vol. 5 1988, p.125-33. Scot Archaeol Rev. 125-33. 131, no. 84.
- <1> Collection/Project Archive: Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH). 2011. Digital site gazetteer and archive for ARCH Community Timeline Project: Strathdearn. Yes. Digital. Site 7.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 7480 2469 (300m by 300m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||MOY AND DALAROSSIE|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/87083 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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