List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
DELGATY CASTLE Delgaty Castle Alexander & Thomas Ledingham Barnyards
Revd. [Reverend] T Duncan Aberdeen
John Wilson Markethill Crofts
David Taylor Wardfoot
New Statistical Acct. [Account]
Valuation Roll publ. [published] 1860
011 This fine specimen of an old baronial mansion was formally a seat of the Earl of Errol, it was purchased from James Earl of Erroll, in 1763, by Peter Garden Esqr. of Troup, and afterwards by the late James, Earl of Fife in 1798, and is now the property of Ainslie Douglas Ainslie Esqr. It stands on the west bank of a valley the eastern verge of which abruptly rises into a hill, covered with Wood. From an inscription on one part of the building, the date of its erection is 1579, but it is supposed that this is not the age the Original Castle, the style of which

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County of Aberdeen. Parish of Turriff.

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