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Friarton Hill, Quarries

Quarry(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Friarton Hill, Quarries

Classification Quarry(S) (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Toft Law; Perth, Friarton Quarries

Canmore ID 115132

Site Number NO12SW 301

NGR NO 116 212

NGR Description Centred NO 116 212

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Perth
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology Notes

NO12SW 301.00 centred 116 212

NO12SW 301.01 1177 2137, 1165 2126 and 1155 2107 Friarton Quarry

NO12SW 301.02 centred 1136 2095 St Magdalene's Quarry

NO12SW 301.03 1172 2103, 1183 2102 and 1182 2109 quarries

Friarton Hill, which incorporates Toft Law, is a craggy mass of igneous rock on the S side of Perth. The present roadstone quarry (NO12SW 301.01)is centred on the N flank of the hill, but there is evidence for earlier activity on the S and E flanks (NO12SW 301.02 and NO12SW 301.03 respectively).

Visited by RCAHMS (JRS), 11 December 1996.

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