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Stonehaven, Keith Place, Textile Yard

House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Stonehaven, Keith Place, Textile Yard

Classification House (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) 6 Keith Place; Rivendell

Canmore ID 80421

Site Number NO88NE 79

NGR NO 87721 85557

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NO88NE 79 87721 85557

17th-century building in former Textile Yard on NW side of Keith Place. Low 3-storey block, moulded openings, door in the centre of first floor on SE. SW gable is crowstepped with grotesque head skewputt. Splayed and corbelled angle at NE gable, which is harled. Forestair at back. SDD 1960-.

Listed.

Scottish Castle Survey 1988; N Bogdan and I B D Bryce 1991.

On 14 May and 6 - 7 June an archaeological watching brief was maintained at 6 Keith Place, Stonehaven, Kincardine, where a 17th century former textile shed was being converted to a private residence. During the work, a substantial dividing wall, hitherto unknown, within the building was uncovered and, externally, the foundations of the perimeter sea wall were exposed.

J C Murray 6 August 2001.

Activities

Project (1 April 2015 - 31 March 2016)

Survey work undertaken to upgrade records of listed buildings by area.

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