Coull Castle

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Coull Castle
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Coull Castle is located in Aberdeen
Coull Castle
Coull Castle
Coordinates57°06′31″N 2°48′23″W / 57.1087°N 2.8063°W / 57.1087; -2.8063Coordinates: 57°06′31″N 2°48′23″W / 57.1087°N 2.8063°W / 57.1087; -2.8063
Site history
Built13th century

Coull Castle was a 13th-century castle to the south of Coull, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.[1]

History[edit]

The castle occupies an important and commanding position along the northern approach to Aboyne. Built by the Durwards in the 13th century and was part of the barony of O’Neill. The castle consisted of a pentagonal courtyard, with at least three flanking towers.

Slight traces of the castle are visible above ground.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Coventry, Martin (2001). The Castles of Scotland. Musselburgh: Goblinshead. p. 175. ISBN 1-899874-26-7

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