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Camock Hill, Boundary Stone

Boundary Stone (19th Century)

Site Name Camock Hill, Boundary Stone

Classification Boundary Stone (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Delnadamph Estate; Candacraig Estate

Canmore ID 128554

Site Number NJ20NE 102

NGR NJ 26053 05013

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Accessing Scotland's Past Project

This granite boundary stone marks the southernmost point on the march between Delnadamph estate to the west and Candacraig estate to the east. Rectangular in section and flat-topped, it bears an incised letter M on the west face and the letter F on the east, representing Mowbray and Forbes, the respective former owners of Delnadamph and Candacraig estates.

Text prepared by RCAHMS as part of the Accessing Scotland's Past project

Archaeology Notes

NJ20NE 102 2605 0501

Stone [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1972.

This boundary stone defines the southernmost point on the march between the Delnadamph estate to the W and the Candacraig estate to the E. Rectangular in section and flat-topped, it is a granite block measuring 0.25m in breadth from N to S by 0.15m in thickness and 0.6m high. On the W face there is an incised letter M (Mowbray, a previous owner of Delnadamph), and on the E face there is the incised letter F (Forbes, previous owners of Candacraig).

Visited by RCAHMS (JRS, ATW), 17 March 1998.


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