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Millstonehill East

Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Millstonehill East

Classification Cairn (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Woodend; Millstone Hill East; Bennachie Forest

Canmore ID 18180

Site Number NJ62SE 18

NGR NJ 69567 20866

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NJ62SE 18 69567 20866

See also NJ62SE 23 and NJ62SE 27.

(Location cited as NJ 695 208). Round cairn, c. 9m in diameter and 0.9m high.

M Davidson and I Ralston 1984.

(Location cited as NJ c. 6955 2084 and name as Millstone Hill East). This cairn is situated in an afforested area on a hillside at an altitude of 200m OD. It measures between 8.9m and 9.3m in diameter and stands to a height of 0.9m.

Information from M Davidson, Averans, Whiteford, Picaple (visited 29 July 1983).

NMRS, MS/712/60.

(Location cited as NJ 6955 2084). This grass-grown cairn, which measures 9m in diameter and 0.7m in height, is situated on the summit of a spur that projects E from the lower part of the NE flank of Millstone Hill. The cairn lies in a clearing in a Forestry Commission plantation, and there is a cross-incised and ogam-inscribed boulder (NJ62SE 23) about 10m to the NE.

Visited by RCAHMS (JRS, IF), 25 July 1996.

Scheduled (with NJ62SE 23) as 'Woodend, cairn and cross-incised stone 550m SSW of...'.

Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated 9 November 2007.


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