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Aberdeen, 12 St Martin's Lane

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Site Name Aberdeen, 12 St Martin's Lane

Classification No Class (Event)

Alternative Name(s) E19; Harris Removal's; Carmelite Friary

Canmore ID 76174

Site Number NJ90NW 239

NGR NJ 9411 0607

NGR Description NJ 9411 0607 and NJ 9411 0606

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

C14 Radiocarbon Dating


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeen, City Of
  • Parish Aberdeen
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District City Of Aberdeen
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ90NW 239 9411 0607 and 9411 0606

Trenches at NJ 9411 0607 and NJ 9411 0606.

NMRS, MS/658/1.

(Location cited as NJ 941 060). 12 St Martins Lane. Medieval deposits, including the footings of a substantial wall, were revealed during trial excavations by J Stones in 1980; the deposit was 0.9m thick and the wall was 0.7m wide. A large quantity of glass fragments was recovered and three buildings were traced; these were believed to be the remains of the Carmelite Friary (NJ90NW 49) founded c. 1270.

(Location of finds not stated).

NMRS, MS/712/83.

The excavation archive from 12, St Martin's Lane has been catalogued. It consists of manuscripts, drawings and photographic material.

Historic Scotland Archive Project (FO) 1997.


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