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Castle (Medieval)(Possible), Farmhouse (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Shethin

Classification Castle (Medieval)(Possible), Farmhouse (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 122093

Site Number NJ83SE 53

NGR NJ 88621 32578

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Tarves
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Gordon
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

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Shethin Farmhouse, c.1830-40. Very perjink, compact two-storey-and-basement, three-window house in pinned mixed rubble. Good consoled doorpiece; steps up to door. At sides, screen walls set back with doorpieces and cornices.

Taken from "Aberdeenshire: Donside and Strathbogie - An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Ian Shepherd, 2006. Published by the Rutland Press

Archaeology Notes

NJ83SE 53.00 88621 32578

NJ83SE 53.01 NJ 8846 3299 and NJ 8849 3298 Shethin Cottages

NJ83SE 53.02 NJ 88557 32599 Farmstead

NJ83SE 53.03 NJ 88442 32690 3, 4 Shethin Cottages

NJ83SE 53.04 NJ 88606 32322 5, 6 Shethin Cottages

Local legend records a castle at Shethin, where part of a farm building has two rounded corners.

NMRS, MS/712/22.

Architecture Notes


Haddo House Estate Office (see INV. R6(P14)) - 1 sheet plans for renovation of dwelling

1907 - 1 sheet addition to steading


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