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Axehead (Stone)

Site Name Muirtown

Classification Axehead (Stone)

Canmore ID 18186

Site Number NJ62SE 6

NGR NJ 6957 2316

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 6 6957 2316.

(NJ 6957 2316) Stone Axe found (NAT)

OS 6" map, (1959)

A stone axe 9" (228mm) long by 3 1/2" (89mm) across the 'mouth' as found by Col Erskine some time before 1867 in which year it was still in his possession.

Name Book 1867; (undated) information from Col Knight Erskine, Pittodrie to OS.

The present whereabouts of this stone axe, which was found before 1867, is not known.

Information from RCAHMS (JRS), 9 March 2001.


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