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Historic Buildings of Banffshire, Scotland

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Historic Buildings of Banffshire, Scotland

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The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Banffshire, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be linked to this project and/or to individual projects where they have been set up.

Historic Buildings of Banffshire

... in alphabetical order

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Including Castles, Abbeys, Manor Houses, Mansions, Stately Homes, Country houses, Estate houses, Courts, Halls, Parks and other listed buildings of historic interest


  • Auchindune Auchindoun Castle, Mortlach parish
  • Auchenhamper Castle, Inverkeithny parish
  • Auchlunkart House (A. Steuart)
  • Auchintoul, Marnoch Parish


  • Ballindalloch Castle
  • Castle of Balnabreich, Boharm parish
  • Balravie Castle (site of), Alvah parish
  • Balveny Castle or Balvenie Castle
  • Banff Castle
  • Blairfindy Castle
  • Boyne Castle


  • Cairfield House (John Gordon)
  • Carnousie Castle, Forglen parish
  • Craig O' Boyne Castle
  • Crombie Castle, Marnoch parish
  • Cullen House (Earl of Seafield)
  • Castle of Cullen of Buchan, Gamrie parish
  • Cullykhan Castle (site of), Gamrie parish


  • Delavorar Castle (site of), Kirkmichael
  • Deskford
  • Deskie Castle
  • Drumin Castle, Inveravon parish
  • Drummuir, Botriphnie parish
  • Duff House
  • Dufftown Castle (site of)


  • Edingight House (Major A.F. Innes Taylor)
  • Edinglassie, Mortlach parish


  • Findlater Castle, Fordyce
  • Findochty
  • Castle of Findon, Gamrie parish
  • Castle of Fordyce
  • Forglen House and Birkenbog (Sir Robert Abercrombie)


  • Galval or Gouldwell Castle (Boharm Civil Parish)
  • Gauldwell Castle
  • Gordon Castle (Duke of Richmond)
  • Grange Castle, Grange Parish


  • Ha' Hillock, Auchinbadie, Alvah parish, Deskford


  • Castle of Inaltrie
  • Inchdrewer, Banff Parish



  • Killiesmont Castle, Keith parish
  • Kilnmaichlie Tower, Inveravon parish
  • Kininvie Castle
  • Kinnairdy Castle


  • Letterfourie, Rathven parish (Sir William Gordon)
  • Lighnot Castle (site of), Gamrie parish


  • Mayen Castle, Rothiemay parish
  • Mayen House (William Duff)
  • Milton Castle, Keith parish
  • Monte de Magy (site of), Marnoch paris
  • Mount Carmel, Banff
  • Mount-coffer House (Earl of Fife)



  • Old Cullen House


  • Castle of Park, Ordiquhill parish
  • Park House (Colonel Thomas Gordon)
  • Pitlurg Castle, Keith parish
  • Portsoy Castle, Firdyce



  • Rothiemay Castle (site of), Rothiemay parish


  • Castle of Skeith
  • Scuth
  • Castle Stripe


  • Tillydown Castle (site of), Marnoch parish
  • Tower of Deskford
  • Tullochcarron Castle



  • Wallace's Castle, Gamrie parish


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