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Lickleyhead Castle

A Category A Listed Building in Premnay, Aberdeenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.302 / 57°18'7"N

Longitude: -2.6203 / 2°37'12"W

OS Eastings: 362724

OS Northings: 823663

OS Grid: NJ627236

Mapcode National: GBR M9WF.4D1

Mapcode Global: WH8NK.QQGK

Entry Name: Lickleyhead Castle

Listing Date: 24 November 1972

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 349952

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16234

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Premnay

County: Aberdeenshire

Parish: Premnay

Locality: West Garioch

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

Description

L plan. Dated 1629. 3-1/2 and 2-1/2 storeys. Harled. Corbie-stepped. Slated roof with pedimented dormers. Angle turrets with ovoid windows. Date over entrance in re-entrant angle.

Wing to E; 18th century. L plan. 2 storeyed.

Statement of Interest

Built for John Forbes of Leslie in whose family it remained until end of 17th century. Seat of lairds of Premnay.

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