MHG8171 - Castle, Kinrive


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Type and Period (2)

  • CASTLE (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
  • (Alternate Type) COUNTRY HOUSE (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH67NE 7 69 75.

Close to the Ceann Righ or King's Head Cairn, the foundation of a large castle or building can be traced. The building is said to have been the old mansion house of the property.
NSA 1845; J Noble 1909.

No trace of a castle or mansion could be found in the area, which is now occupied by a dense birch wood.
The depopulation remains behind the croft at NH 700 752 may have led to the above reports, though there is no evidence of there having been a substantial building there.
Visited by OS (R D L) 13 May 1963.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6900 7500 (300m by 300m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH67NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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