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Mains Of Mayen

Farmhouse (Period Unassigned), Farmstead (Period Unassigned), Sundial (Period Unassigned)(Possible), Tower House (Medieval)

Site Name Mains Of Mayen

Classification Farmhouse (Period Unassigned), Farmstead (Period Unassigned), Sundial (Period Unassigned)(Possible), Tower House (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Mayen Castle; Mayen House Policies; Mayen House, Steading; Old Mayen

Canmore ID 17812

Site Number NJ54NE 24.01

NGR NJ 57465 47769

NGR Description NJ 57465 47769 and NJ 5754 4775

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Moray
  • Parish Rothiemay
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Moray
  • Former County Banffshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ54NE 24.01 57465 47769 and 5754 4775

Not to be confused with Mayen House (NJ 5798 4787), for which see NJ54NE 24.

(Location cited as NJ 5747 4777). A restored 17th century house with a date stone, 1680.

Visited by OS 8 September 1964.

The sundial depicted in MS 5741/8/7 was removed from Davidston near Huntly, to Old Mayen, where it was photographed in 1990, but it is not known whether it is still there. (A Cassells, 28 January 2010).

Architecture Notes


Scottish Records Office

GD 44/Sec 51/385

Estimate for additional work. It amounts to £166.8.0



Photographic Survey (7 September 1958)

Photographic survey by the Scottish National Buildings Record/Ministry of Works in September 1958.


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