This ancient and well-preserved motte almost certainly existed as early as 1057, at the time of Macbeth. The earlier castle was replaced with Halton House in the 15th century, although that too has now gone.
Peel Of Lumphanan is in the parish of Lumphanan and the county of Aberdeenshire.
Grid reference: NJ 5760 0369
Lat / long: 57.12155859, -2.700326674
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Ha'Ton House; Halton House; Peel Bog of Lumphanan; Peel Ring of Lumphanan