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Burgh (Medieval)

Site Name Cowie

Classification Burgh (Medieval)

Canmore ID 36951

Site Number NO88NE 369

NGR NO 878 867

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NO88NE 66 878 867

Cowie was erected a burgh in 1540/1, although the 'village of Cowy' is on record in 1367.

The medieval castle (NO88NE 21) and chapel (NO88NE 22) of Cowie stand 550m and 700m NE respectively of the present village.

NSA 1845; F C Eeles 1897; J B Burnett 1927; G S Pryde 1965; RCAHMS 1984, visited March 1984.


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