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Stonehaven, High Street, Market Cross

Market Cross (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Stonehaven, High Street, Market Cross

Classification Market Cross (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) The Cross

Canmore ID 36920

Site Number NO88NE 4

NGR NO 87666 85523

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NO88NE 4 87666 85523

(NO 8766 8551) Cross (NR)

(NO 8765 8551) Cross (NR) (Site of)

OS 1/500 plan, (1864)

Stonehaven Market Cross is a simple stone shaft, square at the base but splayed above, resting on an octagonal base. In 1887 the head of the cross was replaced by the present one - a cross bearing the Marischal Arms. The cross was moved to its present site some years before 1864.

Name Book 1864; F C Eeles 1897; J W Small 1900.

The Market Cross is as described above.

Surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (R D) 28 July 1965.

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