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Aberdeen, 6-8 Castle Terrace

Smithy (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Site Name Aberdeen, 6-8 Castle Terrace

Classification Smithy (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) E4

Canmore ID 20016

Site Number NJ90NW 116

NGR NJ 9454 0634

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NJ90NW 116 9454 0634.

NJ 9454 0634, 6-8 Castle Terrace. Medieval pits including a cess pit surrounded by a kerb of large stones packed in clay and levelled on the N side by two horizontal timbers, the sides being lined with a fibrous material, possibly heather. Other medieval levels were truncated by a stone-built metal workshop of the 17th and 18th centuries.

[Location of finds not stated: newspaper references cited].

NMRS, MS/712/83.

The archive from 6-8 Castle Terrace has been catalogued. It consists of manuscripts, drawings and photographic material.

Historic Scotland Archive Project (FO) 1997

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