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Redcastle (4409)

Current Priority
Low
East
258380
North
849510
Site Type
Castle And Designed Landscape
Period
17th century AD

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The castle walls are cracked in places from top to bottom. The structure is unsafe and is fenced off. The fence has been breached in three places.

Condition and current recommendations:

Condition
Poor
Action
None

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Record NH 54 NE 5 on map 4 in Coastal Assessment Survey: Inner Moray Firth, 1998

Other records:

NMRS
12662
SMR
MHG9114

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20th February, 2013 by JonieCG
Survey Information
User:
JonieCG
Date:
Feb. 20, 2013
Tidal state:
high
Site located?:
Yes
Condition Information
Proximity to coast edge:
>50m
Is there a coastal defence?:
no
Other threats?:
vegetation growth; animal burrows
Description:

See CANMORE.

Management Information
How visible are the remains? (above ground):
highly visible (substantial remains)
How visible are the remains? (in section):
clearly visible in section
How accessibile is the site?:
not accessible, but visible from public path/road/adjacent land; accessible on foot (no footpath)
The site is:
is well known
Comments and recommendations
Comments:

The castle walls are cracked in places from top to bottom. The structure is unsafe and is fenced off. The fence has been breached in three places.

Recommendations:

None

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