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Glenbuchat Castle
Aberdeenshire - Glenbuchat, Grampian, Scotland
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Glenbuchat Castle stands just off the A97, south of Glenkindle, Aberdeenshire. Like many Scottish 'castles' it is actually more of a fortified tower house. Glenbuchat was built by John Gordon of Cairnburrow in 1590 to mark his marriage to Helen Carnegie, his second wife. Today it is a shell, but you can climb to the top of a corner tower for wonderful views, and really get a good idea of how the tower house was laid out.

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