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 Castles of Scotland - Knockhall Castle






Location
near Newburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Description
Knockhall Castle is situated a the mouth of the River Ythan near Newburgh in Aberdeenshire. It was built by Lord Sinclair of Newburgh in 1565. The Udny clan bought the castle in 1634. The building captured by Earl Marischal for the Covenanters, in 1639 and damaged in the process. It later returned to Udny clan who remained in the castle until 1734 when fire destroyed Knockhall. After the fire, the family moved to their other property, Udny Castle. Knockhall Castle is now in ruins


Other Castles in the Area
  Delgatie Castle, Aberdeenshire
  Drum Castle, Aberdeenshire
  Esslemont Castle, Aberdeenshire
  Fyvie Castle, Aberdeenshire
  Ravenscraig Castle, Aberdeenshire
  Slains Castle, Aberdeenshire
  Tolquhon Castle, Aberdeenshire
  Udny Castle, Aberdeenshire







Udny Castle
Knockhall Castle. Commanding position by Ythan Lodge overlooking the dunes and North Sea to the East.

Photograph by Ian Cleland. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)


 Knockhall Castle map