MHG11557 - Embo House/Castle
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Type and Period (1)
- CASTLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)
The old castle of Embo, seat of Gordons of that Ilk gave way in 1767 to present Embo House which is now used as a farm-house.
J Mackay 1897; D Matheson nd.
No local information about castle. The present house in good condition, with its S front of considerable architectural merit. According to wife of owner, preservation order placed on in 1950's.
Visited by OS (A A) 23 March 1971.
(Embo House: Category A listed) HBD No. 7.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 8088 9223 (300m by 300m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB608 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/15359 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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