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Midmar Castle

Midmar Castle is an impressive private 16th century residence set in secluded grounds that, with due consideration and permission, you are able to access to take a few photo's. A wonderful 'Z' Plan Castle in great condition with some interesting features and history.

History of Midmar Castle

1298 ~ Adam Broun, who holds Midmar Castle of the Bishop of Aberdeen, is killed at the Battle of Falkirk.

1328 ~ Adam's grandson, Sir John Broun, is sheriff of Aberdeenshire.

1368 ~ John's son, also named John, is involved in a brawl in the Parliament at Scone. He and Robert D'Umfraville are ordered to find bail to the tune of £500 to keep the peace. (more in the History section)

Text by Fred Vincent