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Pitfour House Estate, Chapel

Chapel (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Pitfour House Estate, Chapel

Classification Chapel (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Episcopal Chapel; Pitfour House Estate; Pitfour House Policies; Pitfour Church

Canmore ID 116850

Site Number NJ94NE 67.07

NGR NJ 98195 49121

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NJ94NE 67.07 98195 49121

For surrounding area of rig, see NJ94NE 81.

Ruinous chapel of 1850, in crude Gothic with a battlemented tower, reflecting the taste of the Admiral rather than his father.

C McKean 1990.

'Chapel Park, Pitfour, remains of church'.

NMRS, MS/712/29.

'Pitfour Church'. Remains of church: still substantial remains although roof now off. Stands in pasture within area of rig (NJ94NE 81), on gentle E-facing slope at altitude of 80m OD.

Air photographs: AAS/97/13/G28/5-8 and 10, flown 13 November 1997.

NMRS, MS/712/30.


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