Delgatie Castle

Region : Aberdeenshire
Location : Turriff

Details : main tower dates from about 1100, while its final extension with the battlement walk above the string course was completed in 1579. Both wings were added in 1743 with the chapel and dovecote on the west and the kitchen and servants’ quarters on the east.

Paranormal Phenomena : The castle is reputed to be haunted by a red haired woman, called Rohaise, who appears in one of the bedrooms, but only appears when men stay in the room. During the Second World War an entire detachment of troops who were billeted there fled from the castle in bare feet as they were confronted by the ghostly apparition

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