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Maud, Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
 

Fedderate Castle

 
 
Fedderate Castle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 2, 2018
1. Fedderate Castle Marker
Inscription.
Fedderate Castle
From A.D. 1370 to 1573 the home of the Craufurds of Fedderate, ancestors of the Swedish Family of Crafoord
A castle seems to have been on this site since AD 1200. The ruins are from a castle built ab. 1475. It was described as a ruin in 1732.
This panel was arranged by the Crafoord Family Society 1995.
 
Erected 1995 by Crafoord Family Society.
 
Location. 57° 32.242′ N, 2° 10.158′ W. Marker is in Maud, Peterhead, Scotland, in Aberdeenshire. Marker can be reached from A981 2.7 kilometers south of A950, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maud, Peterhead, Scotland AB42 4QF, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Deer War Memorial (approx. 3.1 kilometers away); Methlick War Memorial (approx. 13.1 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .  Fedderate Castle on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 2, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Fedderate Castle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 2, 2018
2. Fedderate Castle Marker
Ruins of Fedderate Castle image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 2, 2018
3. Ruins of Fedderate Castle
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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