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This gallery has photographs of Scottish Castles and Fortresses, Stately Homes and Gardens, old churches or kirks and includes most of the following:
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Knock Castle Ballater vq8833jhp 
 Knock Castle May larch trees fresh green tower house Ballater Scotland Aberdeenshire fort ruin summer sunny is a Historic Scotland property to the south of town on Royal Deeside on the Balmoral Estate at Knock Farm accessed from the South Deeside Road. It has a sad history of family feuds between Gordon of Knock, the builder of the present tower, who dropped down dead on hearing the news that his family was killed in one day at the hands of the ‘Black’ Forbes of Strath Girnock. He in turn was later killed by Gordon of Abergeldie who inherited the castle but let it fell into disrepair. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Historic Properties
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Knock Castle Ballater vq8833jhp
Upload Date: Friday, May 16, 2008
Photo Size: 10.5 MB; 3543x5295 pixels
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Knock Castle May larch trees fresh green tower house Ballater

Scotland Aberdeenshire fort ruin summer sunny is a Historic Scotland property to the south of town on Royal Deeside on the Balmoral Estate at Knock Farm accessed from the South Deeside Road. It has a sad history of family feuds between Gordon of Knock, the builder of the present tower, who dropped down dead on hearing the news that his family was killed in one day at the hands of the ‘Black’ Forbes of Strath Girnock. He in turn was later killed by Gordon of Abergeldie who inherited the castle but let it fell into disrepair.
Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Royal, South Deeside Road, River, Dee, Ballater, Birkhall, Balmoral, Estate, Glen Muick, Muick, farm, Knock, Castle, landscape, upright, 16th, century, tower-house, four, stone-built, storeys, hill, Earls, Mar, Durwards, Alexander, Gordon, Forbes, seven, sons, killed, end, line, Abergeldie, historic, preserved, history, heritage, military, hill, larch, colours, blue, sky, sunny, clouds, pine, trees, larch, fresh, foliage, leaves, green, grass, countryside, rural, nature, colourful, colorful, 2008, May, Summer, Fuji, S5pro, DSLR, digital, photograph
 


 

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