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Craigievar
Craigievar
Craigievar

Craigievar detail  
     
 
CASTLE NAME: Craigievar
ITEM NUMBER: CRAG
SIZE: 7.0" H x 7.25" W
PRICE: $415.00 with base
LIMITED EDITION: 400
SERIES: Castles of Scotland
STATUS: Current
 
 
 
Craigievar history  
     

Craigievar, from the Gaelic, means "the rock (or hill) of Mar" is due west of Aberdeen in the Grampian area of Scotland. It was in 1457, that Craigievar first appeared in any records, as a possession of Mortimer family. The Mortimer's raised the castle in about 1600 but were forced to sell the unfinished structure and accompanying land to William Forbes of Menie in 1610. William, a very successful merchant who owned land throughout the east of Scotland, commenced work on the unfinished castle, employing the best masons and craftsmen available...

 
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