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Ellon Castle, Walled Garden, Central Avenue, Sundial

Sundial (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Ellon Castle, Walled Garden, Central Avenue, Sundial

Classification Sundial (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Monument

Canmore ID 122235

Site Number NJ93SE 29.06

NGR NJ 96000 30669

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/122235

Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

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

Recording Your Heritage Online

Sundial, c.1700-15, marked original centre of garden, standing on a podium of three moulded steps and supported on a sculptured square shaft, a fine facet-headed dial with hollows on all 24 faces, topped by a ball finial.

Taken from "Aberdeenshire: Donside and Strathbogie - An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Ian Shepherd, 2006. Published by the Rutland Press http://www.rias.org.uk

Archaeology Notes

Activities

Project (1 April 2015 - 31 March 2016)

Survey work undertaken to upgrade records of listed buildings by area.

Photographic Survey (11 August 2015)

Ball finial said to have been removed for safety reasons, but intention is to replace it as part of the community restoration of the castle garden.

Info from HES (2015).

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