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Rothiemay Castle,stone circle,400m NNW of

A Scheduled Monument in Keith and Cullen, Moray

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Latitude: 57.5266 / 57°31'35"N

Longitude: -2.7517 / 2°45'6"W

OS Eastings: 355078

OS Northings: 848738

OS Grid: NJ550487

Mapcode National: GBR M8KT.XV3

Mapcode Global: WH7LD.P2VW

Entry Name: Rothiemay Castle,stone circle,400m NNW of

Scheduled Date: 16 June 1927

Last Amended: 10 September 1964

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM344

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: stone circle or ring

Location: Rothiemay

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Keith and Cullen

Traditional County: Banffshire


Earlier-mid 19th century pair single storey south facing

cottages flanking village street, with former byre as a

separate building at right angles at west gable.

Cottages (main museum building); 6 irregular bays with 2

doors; all whitewashed rubble; 4-pane glazing; end and single

centre ridge stacks; heather thatched roof.

Interior: linked internally as one; former cruck (couple)

blades partially reconstructed.

Byre: small single storey byre with entrance in long east

elevation; slightly battered walls, rounded angles of local

drystone technique comprising courses of round, sometimes

split, field boulders levelled with rows of slate.

Weatherboarded gable (probably replacing turf); heather thatch.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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