NO4399 : Castle Island

near to Dinnet, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Castle Island
Castle Island
When King Malcolm Canmore came here to hunt in the 11th century, there was a wooden tower on the island. Later it was replaced by a stone one, linked to the shore by a causeway. When this fell into ruin, the island was used for grazing, and there is a legend about a local woman who, despite being blind, used to lead her goats to the island by the causeway.
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2011
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Geograph
Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 10 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Islands  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 4397 9965 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:5.0656N 2:55.5631W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 4393 9977
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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