MHG8541 - Castle, Old Shandwick
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Type and Period (1)
- CASTLE (Medieval - 1058 AD to 1559 AD)
- None recorded
NH87SE 2 8582 7451.
Castle (NR) (Site of) OS 6" map, Ross-shire, 2nd ed., (1907)
Castle at Shandwick built by Wm Ross of Little Allen c1460. There is no sign of fosse or moat. Building materials have long been removed (ONB 1872). The remains of castle were entirely removed by quarrying for road ballast in 1942 (Info from J Howdle to OS 18 August 1959). Name Book 1872.
No further information. Visited by OS (I S S) 29 August 1972
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1979. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region. . 30, No. 263.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 26, 11.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8581 7451 (300m by 300m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15276 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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