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Castle Grant

Region : Nairnshire Location : Stands a mile north of Grantown on Spey. Details : Castle Grant was originally called "Freuchie", which means "Heathery Place", and the Chiefs of Grant were styled "of Freuchie". The original building, a Z-shaped tower house, is typical of many that exist in Scotland and is dateable to the 15th century. The castle has undergone a number of modifications the largest taking place in the 1750's. Paranormal Phenomena : The ghost is said to appear of Lady Barbara Grant, a daughter of a 16th century laird, who expired while she was locked in a cupboard by her father, because he did not agree with her choice of suitor. Sources : clan grant

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