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Dyce, Liddell's Monument

Commemorative Monument (17th Century)

Site Name Dyce, Liddell's Monument

Classification Commemorative Monument (17th Century)

Canmore ID 19448

Site Number NJ81NE 14

NGR NJ 86925 15198

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeen, City Of
  • Parish Dyce
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District City Of Aberdeen
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ81NE 14 86925 15198

(NJ 8692 1519) Liddell's Monument (NR)

OS 6" map (1928)

In 1614 the magistrates erected a pillar (Liddell's Monument) to the memory of Dr Duncan Liddell, Professor of Mathematics and of Medicine in the University of Helmstadt (1591-1607).

Chalmers and Sibbald 1790

The monument is a stone pillar 5.5m high bearing the dates 1614 and 1637.

Visited by OS (EGC) 23 October 1961.

Air photographs: AAS/94/03/G7/8-10, flown 10 February 1994.

NMRS, MS/712/21.

(Newspaper reference cited).

NMRS, MS/712/78.

Liddell's Monument (NAT)

OS (GIS) MasterMap, July 2010.


Photographic Record (25 June 2012)

Photographed on spec.

Information from RCAHMS (2012).

Project (1 April 2015 - 31 March 2016)

Survey work undertaken to upgrade records of listed buildings by area.


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