Listed Building

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site only. All other information in the record is not statutory.

FINDOCHTY CASTLELB15537

Status: Removed

Documents

There are no additional online documents for this record.

Summary

Category
B
Date Added
22/02/1972
Date Removed:
04/04/2018
Local Authority
Moray
Planning Authority
Moray
Parish
Rathven
NGR
NJ 45552 67375
Coordinates
345552, 867375

Removal Reason

The designation of this structure as a listed building will be removed as part of the Dual Designation 2A project. It will continue to be recognised as being of national importance through its designation as a scheduled monument.

Description

Probably 16th century. 3-storey, small roofless L-plan tower

house on naturally mounded site. Harl pointed rubble, roughly

tooled dressings. Re-entrant angle in NW; narrow doorway in S

elevation with relieving arch. Later roofless addition at E.

INTERIOR: vaulted undercroft with mural hearth. 1st floor

hall.

Statement of Special Interest

Masked skewputt, probably of 16th century date and from

castle, re-used on Mains of Findochty farm steading.

Scheduled Monument.

References

Bibliography

MacGibbon and Ross, THE CASTELLATED AND DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE

OF SCOTLAND iii (1889), pp.608-9.

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see www.historicenvironment.scot. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

If you want to alter, extend or demolish a listed building you need to contact your planning authority to see if you need listed building consent. The planning authority is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

Find out more about listing and our other designations at www.historicenvironment.scot. You can contact us on 0131 668 8716 or at designations@hes.scot.

Images

There are no images available for this record, you may want to check Canmore for images relating to FINDOCHTY CASTLE

There are no images available for this record.

Search Canmore

Printed: 16/11/2018 18:43