Dunnideer Castle

Dunnideer Castle
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Castle Facts:

Location: Insch, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Built: c. 1260.
Condition: Ruined.
Ownership / Access: Private.
Notes: Dunnideer Castle, now ruined, was a tower house located near Insch, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It was built c.1260 partially from the remains of an existing vitrified hill fort in the same location. It consisted of a single rectangular tower of 15m by 12.5m with walls 1.9m thick. Evidence suggests that a first-floor hall existed. Evidence Shows it Had several floors. The tower house is built within an older prehistoric vitrified hillfort dating to c250 BC.

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