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Berriedale Castle

July 15, 1999
Near Dunbeath, Caithness
Map Ref: ND 122 224

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[Highland Region]
As you can see, not much remains of this 15th century keep. It belonged to the Cheynes in the 14th century and was passed to the Sutherlands then to the Oliphants. In 1606 it was purchased by the Earl of Caithness (a Sinclair) Berriedale Castle
Berriedale Castle:Promontory There was a keep and long courtyard. Access was by wooden planks across the small crevice.