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 Castles of Scotland - Blervie Castle






Location
near Forres, Moray, Scotland

Description
Blervie Castle is built on a hill about 4 miles south-east of Forres in north east Scotland. The castle was a Z-plan building built by the Dunbar family in the late 16th century. It is now in ruins, and stone from the ruins was used to build Blervie house. A five-story tower from the castle. Near the tower are four large standing stones, believed to be part of an ancient Caledonian stone circle.

History
There used to be an ancient castle on the site believed to have been built around the end of the 14th century.


Other Castles in the Area
  Ballindalloch Castle, Moray
  Brodie Castle, Moray
  Burgie Castle, Moray
  Cawdor Castle, Highland
  Drumin Castle, Moray
  Duffus Castle, Moray
  Lochindorb Castle, Highland
  Spynie Palace, Moray







Spynie Palace
Blervie Castle. The tower is the remnant of the 16th century castle, property of the Dunbars. It is very similar to nearby Burgie Castle

Photograph by Anne Burgess. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)


 Blervie Castle map