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Historic Buildings of Caithness, Scotland

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Historic County of Scotland

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If you have information about any of the Buildings mentioned below please share it here. If you have ancestors linked to any of the places please add them to the project.

The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Caithness, 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 Caithness

... 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


  • Ackergill Tower


  • Berriedale Castle
  • Braal Castle
  • Brims Castle
  • Brough Castle
  • Bucholly Castle


  • Caisteal Morar na Shein
  • Castle Girnigoe
  • Castle Mestag
  • Castle of Haimer
  • Castle of Mey
  • Castle of Old Wick
  • Castle of Ormlie
  • Castle Sinclair


  • Dirlot Castle
  • Dounreay Castle
  • Dunbeath Castle


  • Forse Castle
  • Freswick House


  • Gunn’s Castle


  • Halberry Castle
  • Hempriggs House


  • Keiss Castle
  • Knockinnan Castle


  • Langwell Castle
  • Latheron Castle


  • Scrabster Castle
  • Swiney Castle


  • Thurso Castle

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Caithness Specific


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Historic Buildings Projects for other Scottish Counties

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// Historic Buildings of Aberdeenshire

// Historic Buildings of Angus

// Historic Buildings of Argyllshire

// Historic Buildings of Ayrshire

// Historic Buildings of Banffshire

// Historic Buildings of Berwickshire

// Historic Buildings of Buteshire

// Historic Buildings of Clackmannanshire

// Historic Buildings of Dumfries-shire

// Historic Buildings of Dunbartonshire

// Historic Buildings of East Lothian (Haddingtonshire)

// Historic Buildings of Edinburghshire

// Historic Buildings of Fifeshire, Scotland

// Historic Buildings of Inverness-shire

// Historic Buildings of Kincardineshire

// Historic Buildings of Kinross-shire

// Historic Buildings of Kirkcudbrightshire

// Historic Buildings of Lanarkshire

// Linlithgowshire

// Moray, Morayshire or Elginshire

// Nairn or Nairnshire

// Orkney

// Peebles-shire

// Perthshire

// Renfrewshire

// Ross and Cromarty

// Roxburghshire

// Selkirkshire

// Shetland

// Stirlingshire

// Sutherland

// Wigtownshire

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