Tilquhillie Castle

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Tilquhillie Castle in October 1994

Tilquhillie Castle is a castle near Banchory in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. A Category A listed building, [1] the castle formally formed part of the lands of Arbroath Abbey. [2] Historic Environment Scotland's listed-building report from 1972 described the castle thus:

Modified Z plan tower house, four storeys with vaulted basement. Harl and slate, rounded and corbelled angles. Inset stone over door dated 1576. Deserted since 1948. [1]

The castle was subsequently restored with modern amenities. [2] The novelist and travel writer Norman Douglas spent part of his childhood in Tilquhillie, the home of his paternal ancestors.

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  1. 1 2 Historic Environment Scotland. "Tilquhillie Castle (Category A Listed Building) (LB38)" . Retrieved 2 April 2019.
  2. 1 2 "SCA Castle Tour to Kincardineshire – June 2000". The Scottish Castles Association. Retrieved 9 December 2016.

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