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Hilton Quarries

Quarry(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Hilton Quarries

Classification Quarry(S) (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Aberdeen; Hilton; Hilton Drive; Stewart Park

Canmore ID 210870

Site Number NJ90NW 1678

NGR NJ 9195 0833

NGR Description Centred NJ 9195 0833

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 1678 centred 9195 0833

This grass- and tree-grown quarry is largely situated S of Hilton Road, but its northern part lies on the opposite side of the road in Stewart Park. Although several rock faces up to 6m in height are visible, it is clear that the quarry has been filled in, probably in the first half of the 20th century when the surrounding housing estate was built.

The quarry is depicted on both the 1st and 2nd editions of the OS 6-inch map (Aberdeenshire 1869, sheet lxxv; 1902, sheet lxxv.NW).

and the 1:10,000 (1987).

Visited by RCAHMS (JRS), 29 April 2002.

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