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Inverugie Castle

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Record Detail

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  • Parish
  • Council
  • NGR
    NJ 1585 7013
  • Latitude, longitude
    57.713048N, 3.41404W
  • Archaeological notes
    NJ17SE 2 1585 7013 (NJ 1585 7013) Inverugie Castle (NR) (Site of) OS 6" map, Morayshire, 2nd ed., (1906) The stones of the castle of Inverugie were cleared when the Clashach Quarries were leased c. 1824. H B Mackintosh 1924. Traces of the foundations of the old castle of Inverugie are still to be seen. H B Mackintosh 1924. No traces of this castle remain. The site, on a rocky promontory, has been mutilated by trenches, etc., from World War II. Visited by OS (W D J) 19 September 1963.
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Related material information

  • 16279 (1890)
    PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM NO.77 : THE PETERHEAD ALBUM Album of brown cloth. Insc. (gilt) : 'Photographs' Album of professional quality photographs, views of Peterhead and surrounds. Includes views of harbours with sailing ships, street scenes and the Haven of Refuge.View of Inverugie Castle, p.11,published in 'A History of Peterhead', J.T. Findlay 1932 and 'Old Peterhead', R. Neish 1950. (8" x 10 1/2")


  • 1164165 (1890)
    View of 'Inverugie Castle'.


  • 16279 (1890)
    General view. Insc: 'Inverugie Castle'. PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM NO. 77: THE PETERHEAD ALBUM.


  • 16279 (1890)
    Copy of historic photograph showing general view.

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Elgin, Sheet II1870

1st edition 25-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Elgin, Sheet 002.091870