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Mill Of Allathan

Dyke (Period Unassigned), Farmstead (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Mill Of Allathan

Classification Dyke (Period Unassigned), Farmstead (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 219663

Site Number NJ82NE 79

NGR NJ 89990 27330

NGR Description centred NJ 8999 2733

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NJ82NE 79 centred 89990 27330.

Extends onto map sheet NJ92NW.

This late-19th-century farmstead of one and one-and-a-half storeys has an H-shaped plan and includes a double covered cattle court. There is also a detached building of the same date. 20th-century additions include an open-ended corrugated-iron Dutch barn of 1965 and a late-20th-century corrugated-iron multi-purpose shed. Few of the original fittings remain in the farmstead, which is built of roughly squared granite and has slate and corrugated-iron roofs. The farmhouse dates to c.1860 and lies nearby to the SW. There is a consumption dyke in an adjacent field. The site was visited in 2000.

Information from RCAHMS (SS), 27 February 2006.

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