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Peterhead Harbour, South Harbour, Entrance Beacon

Beacon (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Peterhead Harbour, South Harbour, Entrance Beacon

Classification Beacon (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Peterhead 1

Canmore ID 278077

Site Number NK14NW 128.08

NGR NK 1361 4577

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Peterhead
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Banff And Buchan
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NK14NW 128.08 1361 4577


(Fixed Red to Seaward) [NAT]

OS 1:2500 map, 1974.

(Peterhead 1: location cited as NK 137 458). At entrance to S harbour: Thomas Stevenson, 1849. Tapering octagonal tower, bull-nosed ashlar, with two projecting polished ashlar top courses and deep blocking course, forming base for octagonal lantern (Milne & Son, Edinburgh) with pyramidal roof and mushroom ventilator. Lantern glazed only on seaward side.

J R Hume 1997.


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