List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
KILDRUMMY Parish of Kildrummy
Parish of Kildrummy
Parish of Kildrummy
Revd. [Reverend] Mr. Christie, Kildrummy
Mr. Blackhall, Culsh,
Mr. Reid, Wester Clova.
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Description Continued
Plan and style resembles the Castles built by that English King on the marches of Wales to repress that newly subdued people. Most probably a building of some sort previously occupied the same site, and was employed in the building of the Castle whose ruins still remain. In the rubble of the Tower which may be considered as the oldest; vizt. the Snow Tower on the north east angle, moulded stones are still to be seen. The first mention of Kildrummy in any authentic document occurs in the Itinerary of Edward I. In his northern progress he is recorded as visiting Kildrummy on July 31st, 1296, and again on 8th October 1303. At that time and probably for long before as well as afterwards, it was the principal seat of the powerful Earls of Mar. The first mention of the Castle of Kildrummy is in a precept by Edward I, committing it to the custody of Robert
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