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Aberdeen, Loch Street, Ogston And Tennant Factory Site

No Class (Event)

Site Name Aberdeen, Loch Street, Ogston And Tennant Factory Site

Classification No Class (Event)

Canmore ID 76218

Site Number NJ90NW 255

NGR NJ 940 067

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/76218

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

Archaeology Notes

NJ90NW 255 940 067

Five trenches were excavated by machine to assess the archaeological potential of the site once occupied by the Ogston and Tennant Soap and Candle factory. The site is adjacent to areas where substantial medieval remains extending back from Gallowgate were recorded during previous excavations (NJ90NW 93, NJ90NW 96, NJ90NW 128, NJ90NW 221, NJ90NW 240 ). On this present site, disturbance had removed any medieval backland traces, however. Examination of natural levels adjacent to modern Loch Street indicated that the eastern edge of the medieval loch did not impinge upon the area of the site.

Sponsor: Historic Scotland.

A Cameron 1991.

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