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Gallows Hill

Execution Site (Post Medieval), Human Remains (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Gallows Hill

Classification Execution Site (Post Medieval), Human Remains (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Water Of Cruden

Canmore ID 82151

Site Number NK03NE 61

NGR NK 065 365

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NK03NE 61 065 365

Gallows Hill: a small hill where criminals were executed and where human skeletons have been found. A deep pool in the Water of Cruden opposite is where others were drowned.

OS Name Book, 1868.


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