CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 2380/2/26/6
TitleCraigievar Castle
Extent1 file
Administrative HistoryTreasured Places - HLF funded
Craigievar Castle rises up to seven storeys in height and is distinguished by its elaborate upper storeys, which feature a continuous band of corbelling with conical-roofed turrets.
In 1610 the Mortimer family began the construction of Craigievar Castle. The building was incomplete when purchased in about 1625 by William Forbes, a merchant who had made his fortune trading in the Baltic. RCAHMS
Description19 black and white views of Craigievar kept in original envelope from photographers 'Fred W. Hardie, Photographer'. File contains 19 photographs and one postcar. Posed in a number of views is an unidentified young girl. Also see MS 2380/2/6/4
Access StatusOpen
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