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Mains Of Auchingoul, Quarry

Quarry (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Mains Of Auchingoul, Quarry

Classification Quarry (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Auchingoul

Canmore ID 18346

Site Number NJ64NW 4

NGR NJ 6120 4884

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NJ64NW 4 6120 4884

(NJ 6120 4884) Camp (NR) (supposed Remains of)

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

The remains at Auchingoul consist of a maze of irregularities that suggest modern digging on an ancient site, although the Roman nature of the site, suggested non-commitally by Shand, is very doubtful.

O G S Crawford 1949.

The remains are the result of quarrying. Parts of the site have been excavated to below ground level, and in one place there is a standing pool of water, possibly tapping the waters of a stream.

Visited by OS (JTT) 10 September 1964.

No change.

Visited by OS (RL) 7 September 1967.


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