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Mormond Hill, Hunter's Lodge

Hunting Lodge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Mormond Hill, Hunter's Lodge

Classification Hunting Lodge (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 111253

Site Number NJ95NE 9

NGR NJ 96420 56818

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Strichen
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Banff And Buchan
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ95NE 9 9641 5681

Hunter's Lodge [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1977.

Ruin, dated at top centre SW panel 'In This/Hunter's Lodge/Rob. GIBB/Commands/MDCLXXIX'. Simple rubble-built 2-storey rectangle: SW frontage of three square windows (two above, one below), checked for shutters and chamfered door: NE frontage with two windows at first floor level and blocked door at ground. S angle collapsed. (Rob. Gibb was Charles II's jester).

The building was built by Captain Fraser, who was also responsible for the White Horse hill figure (NJ95NE 6).

SDD List, 1968.

A single unroofed building annotated 'Hunters lodge' is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map Aberdeenshire 1874, sheet vii and on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1977).

Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 29 March 1999.


Photographic Survey (May 1965)

Photographic survey of Hunter's Lodge, Mormond Hill, Aberdeenshire, by the Scottish National Buildings Record in May 1965.


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