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Motte (Medieval)(Possible)

Site Name Rathen

Classification Motte (Medieval)(Possible)

Canmore ID 77143

Site Number NK06SW 21

NGR NK 0007 6114

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Rathen
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Banff And Buchan
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NK06SW 21 0007 6114

See also NK06SW 12.

(Location cited as NK 001 611). Motte noted at this location.

(A possible motte is also noted under nearby Cairnbulg Castle, NK06SW 3).

P A Yeoman 1988.

Surviving earthwork.

Information from: Mr P A Yeoman, 20 January 1992.

(Location cited as NK 0007 6114). A raised, curved area which may be the remains of a possible motte, or possibly an earlier enclosure. Faint traces of a possible ditch are apparent on air photography.

(No date of imagery or imagery reference cited).

NMRS, MS/2059.


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