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Tyrebagger Hill

Castle (Medieval)(Possible), Chapel (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Site Name Tyrebagger Hill

Classification Castle (Medieval)(Possible), Chapel (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Binghill Castle; Bing Hill

Canmore ID 19560

Site Number NJ81SW 23

NGR NJ 84 12

NGR Description NJ c. 84 12

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

NJ81SW 23 c. 84 12.

On the southern slope of Tyrebagger Hill 'there are evidences which support the tradition that a castle, with a chapel near by, stood here, its name being Binghill Castle'.

J Cruickshank 1926

No trace was found of a castle. Tyrebagger Hill (NJ 8444 1268) is heavily wooded.

Visited by OS (EGC) 1 November 1961.

There are no visible remains of a castle or chapel on the S side of Tyrebagger Hill.

Information from RCAHMS (JRS), 8 July 1997.


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