|Built 13th century|
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.
- Coventry, Martin (2001). The Castles of Scotland. Musselburgh: Goblinshead. p. 175. ISBN 1-899874-26-7
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