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Corn Hill, 'gallows Cairn'

Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Corn Hill, 'gallows Cairn'

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Cornhill

Canmore ID 17888

Site Number NJ55NE 2

NGR NJ 5796 5631

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Ordiquhill
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Banff And Buchan
  • Former County Banffshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ55NE 2 5796 5631

(NJ 5796 5631) Gallows Cairn (NR) (Site of)

OS 6" map, Banffshire, 2nd ed., (1904)

A mound or cairn where in early times witches etc were executed.

OS Name Book 1866.

No further information. No remains of a cairn to be found.

Visited by OS (JTT), 18 September 1964.

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