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Shiel Of Glentanar

Hunting Lodge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Shiel Of Glentanar

Classification Hunting Lodge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Shiel Of Glentana

Canmore ID 276098

Site Number NO48NW 2

NGR NO 4005 8943

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Glenmuick, Tullich And Glengairn
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Kincardine And Deeside
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NO48NW 2 4005 8943

Shiel of Glentanar [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1971.

(Location cited as NO 4005 8943). Shiel of Glentana [Glentanar], shooting lodge: a single-storey shooting lodge, built after 1869, and more recently used in part as a mountain bothy. It was accidentally burned down in the mid-1990's, the ruins being cleared by 2003. A retaining wall behind the site is all that remains.

Maps: OS 1:10,560, Aberdeenshire, 2nd ed., 1902, sheet ci.NW and 1:10,000 (NO48NW).

Vertical air photography (all held by RCAHMS):

106G/Scot/UK 57 3076-8 and 4076-7, flown 8 May 1946

58.RAF.1147 F22 0111-12, flown 24 June 1953

OS (RC8.586) 64/169/068-70, flown 31 August 1964.

[No date of visit cited].

Information from Sheila Duthie, David Harding and Hazel MacFarlane, 2004.

MS/2499 (no. 2).


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