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Fetteresso Castle
NO 843-855 Kincardineshire Scotland

Fetteresso CastleFetteresso Castle is a 15th century stone courtyard castle, founded by the Keith, Earls Marischal. Originally built with eight slender tower and called a palace by Bishop Leslie in 1578, are two sides of a quadrangle with a courtyard. The long three storey block is probably 16th century and the similar eastern block was burnt by Montrose in 1645 and reconstructed by William, Earl Marischal in 1670-1. In a state of neglect in the 18th century, the Duffs altered and extended the castle in the construction of a mansion, the early 19th century. After being abandoned in the 20th century, the castle was renovated and restored back into dwelling houses. 4 miles south-east is Dunnottar Castle and 13 miles north-west is Crathes Castle.


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Fetteresso Castle is located west of Kirktown of Fetteresso, off the A90. 17 miles south of Aberdeen, on the A90.

The site is private residences, with no public access and is only visible from the road.

Car parking is by the side of the road.


Fetteresso Castle picture and large castle map
Fetteresso Castle PictureCastle Map of the Area

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