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TITLE
Castle of Mey, nr John O'Groats
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_1538
PLACENAME
Mey
DISTRICT
Caithness - Northern
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Canisbay
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
33455
KEYWORDS
postcards
Caithness
castles
royal family
royalty
Castle of Mey, nr John O'Groats

Postcard showing the Castle of Mey.

Castle of Mey, formerly Barrogill Castle, was sold to the Queen Mother in 1952 and restored to its current condition. The Queen Mother spent the last three weeks of August at the Castle, returning for about ten days in October, each year before her passing.

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Castle of Mey, nr John O'Groats

CAITHNESS: Canisbay

postcards; Caithness; castles; royal family; royalty

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

Postcard showing the Castle of Mey.<br /> <br /> Castle of Mey, formerly Barrogill Castle, was sold to the Queen Mother in 1952 and restored to its current condition. The Queen Mother spent the last three weeks of August at the Castle, returning for about ten days in October, each year before her passing.