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Stonehaven Harbour, Leading Lights

Beacon (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Stonehaven Harbour, Leading Lights

Classification Beacon (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) 'Stonehaven 2'; 'stonehaven 3'; Shorehead

Canmore ID 280120

Site Number NO88NE 56.10

NGR NO 87699 85430

NGR Description NO 87699 85430 and NO 87689 85432

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Dunnottar
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Kincardine And Deeside
  • Former County Kincardineshire

Archaeology Notes

NO88NE 56.10 87699 85430 and 87689 85432

Leading Lights [NAT]

OS 1:2500 map, 1977.

(Stonehaven 2 (forming pair of leading lights with Stonehaven 3): location cited as NO 877 854). On edge of inner wall of harbour: prob. late 19th century. Tall square-section wooden post with chamfered edges, from top of which is bracketed box-shaped metal lantern with pyramidal roof.

(Stonehaven 3 (forming pair of leading lights with Stonehaven 2): location cited as NO 877 854). Prob. late 19th century. Box-shaped lantern bracketed from wall of former warehouse, with fixed ladder access. Bottom of ladder protected by wooden fence.

J R Hume 1997.


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