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Lickleyhead Castle, Insch

Description: Lickleyhead Castle

Category: A
Date Listed: 24 November 1972
Historic Scotland Building ID: 16234

OS Grid Coordinates: 362724, 823663
Latitude/Longitude: 57.3020, -2.6203

Location: Auchleven, Aberdeenshire AB52 6PN

Locality: Insch
County: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Postcode: AB52 6PN

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Listing Text

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.

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

References:
C & D Arch V p 133;
Vol II (il and plan);
NSA;
TSA.

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

Source: Historic Scotland

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