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BRANCEPETH CASTLE

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Castle documented in 1216, (although possibly extant 1154-77), and rebuilt circa 1398 for Ralph Neville. Extensive rebuilding circa 1818-1821 by John Patterson for Matthew Russell adapting the octagonal layout of the castle. Internal alterations in 1829 and between 1864-1875 by Anthony Salvin. Built of dressed masonry and early 19th century diagonally-tooled ashlar. Lead-sheathed and felted roofs. Large irregular circular courtyard enclosed by a curtain wall and ranges of buildings. Addition in the mid 20th century.

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