The excavation of Esslemont Castle, Aberdeenshire
With a note on the Cheynes of Esslemont and a note on a sherd from Esslemont Castle
Castellated Mansion Dating, Pottery Sherd, Castle
Later Sixteenth Century
A brief account of the history of the castle and results of excavation are presented. Only the ruin of a small castellated mansion, dating from the later sixteenth century was visible. Excavation revealed the base of a massive tower-house thought to date to the fifteenth century. A brief note on the Cheyne family who owned the tower-house and a pottery sherd which came from Germany are included.