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Cairnhall

Arrowhead(S) (Flint)

Site Name Cairnhall

Classification Arrowhead(S) (Flint)

Canmore ID 18565

Site Number NJ71NE 10

NGR NJ 7838 1718

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NJ71NE 10 7838 1718.

(NJ 7838 1718) Flint Arrow Heads found AD 1821 (NAT)

OS 6" map, (1958)

'About the year 1821 a herd-boy digging about the sand, at this place, found as many flint arrowheads as filled his cap... It is not known in what manner they were disposed of'.

Name Book 1864-7.

No local knowledge was found regarding these finds, nor is there any significant surface feature in the area.

Visited by OS (RD) 10 March 1964.

The present whereabouts of the flint 'arrowheads' found about 1821 are not known.

Information from RCAHMS (JRS), 25 October 1996.

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