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Balgonie Castle, artillery fortification

A Scheduled Monument in Glenrothes Central and Thornton, Fife


Latitude: 56.1934 / 56°11'36"N

Longitude: -3.1097 / 3°6'34"W

OS Eastings: 331236

OS Northings: 700636

OS Grid: NO312006

Mapcode National: GBR 2C.FWW4

Mapcode Global: WH6RH.6LGG

« Listing Details

Entry Name: Balgonie Castle, artillery fortification

Scheduled Date: 22 February 1996

Last Amended: 5 October 2017

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM6411

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Secular: artillery mount

Location: Markinch

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Glenrothes Central and Thornton

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