Rait Castle

Highland, Scotland

City/Town/Village: Auldearn
District: Highland
County: Highland
Latitude/Longitude: 57.5493, -3.84997
Postcode: IV12 5RZ
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the castle)

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Rait Castle is a Listed Building. Here's what the official description says about it:

Late 13th early 14th century roofless 3 bay hall house
over undercroft, rectangular; rubble, red sandstone dressings.
Drum tower solar at SW angle with corbelled domed ceiling lit by
lancets and Y-tracery window. Wide pointed arched hoodmoulded
doorway SE, fitted for portcullis and with porter's squint
to right. 2 Y-tracery windows north and south elevations, to
west gable, all with deep splayed embrasures. Remains of
fireplace close to solar in south wall, exit to and evidence
of guarderobe in NW corner. Remains of corbelled wall walk,
east gable. Undercroft lit by small square vents.

Information from British Listed Buildings


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