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Inverbervie, Market Square, Market Cross

Market Cross (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Inverbervie, Market Square, Market Cross

Classification Market Cross (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Market Cross Of Bervie

Canmore ID 36884

Site Number NO87SW 7

NGR NO 83161 72683

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NO87SW 8 83161 72683

(NO 8316 7268) Cross (NR)

OS 6" map (1923-38)

The market cross of Bervie, is a column of stone 14' high surmounted by a ball, and has a flight of steps around the base. It stands near the town-house.

New Statistical Account (NSA) 1845

The Market Cross of Bervie stands in a street off King Street. 'This is one of the examples in which the stepping of the Cross rises from a built pedestal or die...and not immediately off the ground. The shaft

is surmounted by a cone-shaped ball, and bears the date 1737'.

J W Small 1900

Market cross, as described by Small.

Visited by OS (NKB) 19 December 1967

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