Coull Castle

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Coull Castle

Aberdeenshire

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Location
Location: 57°6’31"N, 2°48’23"W
Village: Coull
History
Built 13th century
Information
Condition: Ruined

Coull Castle was a 13th-century castle to the south of Coull, Aberdeenshire.[1]

History

The castle occupies an important and commanding position along the northern approach to Aboyne. Built by the Durwards in the 13th century, it was part of the barony of O’Neill. The castle consisted of a pentagonal courtyard, with at least three flanking towers.

Slight traces of the castle are visible above ground.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Coventry, Martin (2001). The Castles of Scotland. Musselburgh: Goblinshead. p. 175. ISBN 1-899874-26-7

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