Aldie Castle

Aldie Castle is an historic building east of Crook of Devon, Perth and Kinross, Scotland. It is a Category A listed building. This three storey tower house dates to the early 16th century.[1][2] A two-storey extension was made and a separate parallel three storey range was built and a link range between. It has a concealed vaulted basement.[3]

Aldie Castle
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The building in 2006
Coordinates56°09′50″N 3°31′44″W / 56.1638°N 3.529°W / 56.1638; -3.529Coordinates: 56°09′50″N 3°31′44″W / 56.1638°N 3.529°W / 56.1638; -3.529
Builtearly 16th century
Listed Building – Category A
Designated5 October 1971
Reference no.LB11469
Aldie Castle is located in Perth and Kinross
Aldie Castle
Location in Perth and Kinross

The castle was the former seat of the Mercers, who acquired it from the Murrays of Tullibardine around 1350.[1] It later passed to the Nairn family and then through marriage to the Lansdowne family. It was restored in the 1950s.[4]

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  1. ^ a b Historic Environment Scotland. "Aldie Castle (Category A Listed Building) (LB11469)". Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  2. ^ Aldie CastleCanmore
  3. ^ The Castles of Scotland by Adam Swan ISBN 1-899874-00-3
  4. ^ The Castles of Scotland by Adam Swan ISBN 1-899874-00-3