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Aberdeen, Royal Cornhill Hospital, Forbes Of Newe Obelisk

Obelisk (19th Century)

Site Name Aberdeen, Royal Cornhill Hospital, Forbes Of Newe Obelisk

Classification Obelisk (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Forbes's Monument; Cornhill Road; Royal Maternity Hospital

Canmore ID 148784

Site Number NJ90NW 832.02

NGR NJ 92962 07168

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NJ90NW 832.02 92962 07168

Forbes's Monument [NAT]

OS 1:1250 map, 1969.

Architecture Notes


Aberdeen, Cornhill Road, Royal Maternity Hospital, Forbes of Newe Monument.

Scottish Records Office, Edinburgh.

Monument to Forbes of Newe. Payment of subscription of #220 by (William) Forbes of Callendar.

Trustee's Account

1825 GD171/BOX84


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