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Farmstead (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Hillock

Classification Farmstead (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 252441

Site Number NJ51SW 90

NGR NJ 54751 10125

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Leochel-cushnie
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Gordon
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ51SW 90 54751 10125.

This late-19th-century farmstead has an L-shape plan and lies around a courtyard with a large feeding trough at its centre. There is a stable, a byre, a barn with threshing machine in situ and a gig house with two cart bays. Detached buildings include a sheep house and the two-storeyed farmhouse, which is situated immediately to the E. Remaining fixtures and fittings include the original ventilation openings and a hay rack. The farmstead is built of roughly squared granite rubble and has slate roofs. It was in good condition when visited in 2000.

Information from RCAHMS (SS), 27 February 2006.


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