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Aberdeen, Castle Hill

Findspot (20th Century), Unidentified Pottery (Medieval)

Site Name Aberdeen, Castle Hill

Classification Findspot (20th Century), Unidentified Pottery (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Castlehill

Canmore ID 148254

Site Number NJ90NW 786

NGR NJ 946 064

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/148254

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  • Council Aberdeen, City Of
  • Parish Aberdeen
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District City Of Aberdeen
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ90NW 786 946 064

(Location cited as NJ 946 064). Aberdeen, Castle Hill. Several sherds of medieval pottery were uncovered during recent developments on the site of Aberdeen Castle (NJ90NW 22). Among the sherds was the neck and handle of a large pitcher made of red earthernware with an olive-green glaze. The neck of the vessel had been 4 3/4 ins (121mm) in diameter and the general thickness 1/4 ins (6mm) thickening to 1/2 in (13mm) at the rim.

Retained by finder (Eric G Grant, Dept. of Geography, Hendon College of Technology, London NW4).

E G Grant 1970.

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