Kinnaird Head Castle

Region : Aberdeenshire
Location : Fraserburgh
Details : This castle consists of an altered massive 15th-century keep, rectangular in plan, of four storeys and formerly with a garret. The parapet, with open rounds at the corners, has a machiolated projection in the centre of each parapet. The enterance was at first floor level, a turnpike stair has been removed. the hall was on the first floor. The Wine Tower, standing about 50 yards away, is a lower tower, now of three storeys, all of them vaulted. The unlit first floor is only entered by a trapdoor from the second floor, which is itself only reached from an outside ladder. The basement has no stairs to the floors above.
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