Gallows Hill

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Alternative Names Water Of Cruden
Site Type EXECUTION SITE, HUMAN REMAINS
Canmore ID 82151
Site Number NK03NE 61
NGR NK 065 365
Council ABERDEENSHIRE
Parish CRUDEN
Former Region GRAMPIAN
Former District BANFF AND BUCHAN
Former County ABERDEENSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Archaeological 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.

 
External Links

Aberdeenshire Historic Environment Record


 
Books and References

Ordnance Survey (Name Book) Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey (6 inch and 1/2500 scale). Held at RCAHMS on micro fiche.
Page(s): Aberdeenshire, No. 22, p. 71 Held at RCAHMS Ref

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