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Stonehaven Market Cross

Cist(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Stonehaven Market Cross

Classification Cist(S) (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 36892

Site Number NO88NE 14

NGR NO 876 855

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 14 876 855.

About 1880 four cists were discovered near Stonehaven market cross (NO 8766 8551). Two of them (aligned N and S) were about 1.5m apart, one measuring 1.37m in length by 0.46m in breadth and containing an inhumation. The other two lay about 18m away, beside the gasworks (NO 876 854); on several occastions before 1914 'similar remains' were found in this area.

J C Watt 1914; RCAHMS 1984.

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