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On some remains of the Stone Period in the Buchan District of Aberdeenshire

by T. F. Jamieson

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Published by s.n.] in [Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stone age -- Scotland -- Buchan.,
  • Buchan (Scotland) -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesProceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.
    Statementby Thomas F. Jamieson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23323363M

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On some remains of the Stone Period in the Buchan District of Aberdeenshire by T. F. Jamieson Download PDF EPUB FB2

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(pp ) Jamieson, Thomas F: PDF: Kb Notice of some Human and other Remains recently found at Kelso. (pp ) Turner, William: PDF: Kb Notice of an Eirde House at ?vol=6.

Old Aberdeenshire ministers and their people - J. Davidson () On some antiquities in the neighbourhood of Dunecht house, Aberdeenshire - G. Browne () On some remains of the Stone Period in the Buchan District of Aberdeenshire - T.

Jamieson () On the older metamorphic rocks and granite of Banffshire - T. Jamieson ()   It is necessary to attempt to trace the story back to the village of Deer in the Buchan district of Aberdeenshire where now stand the remains of the old Cistercian abbey of Deer, founded in by William Comyn, Earl of Buchan (Simpson1).

According to a gaelic entry written in the Book of Deer in the 12th century this earlier church   Thus, the Book of Deer, containing some of the oldest known examples of Irish Gaelic in Scotland found a new home.

Liberated by antiquarians at some point, it passed through the hands of the Bishop of Ely before being donated by George I to Cambridge University Library in 21 minutes ago  Today visitors can visit a range of buildings, including what remains of the chapel and Earl's hall, stables, smithy, storehouse, barracks, and the early stone keep, or tower house.

You can also visit the Whig's Vault and a restored Drawing Room. The remains are really quite extensive, considering how much the castle has been through. So it is a true miracle that some ancient relics did survive in Scotland, especially in the isles.

Now let us recall several saints whose missionary and pastoral labors extended as far as the Aberdeenshire region in the north-east of Scotland. Holy Hierarch Machar of Aberdeen Commemorated: November 12/25 The average annual poor-rate expenditure for the period had been £6, or 7s.3d. per head of the population.

The new Stone Union took over the existing parish workhouse and in it was enlarged to accommodate inmates for which the Poor Full text of "Celtic place-names in Aberdeenshire: with a vocabulary of Gaelic words not in dictionaries ; the meaning and etymology of the Gaelic names of places in Aberdeenshire ; written for the Committee of the Carnegie Trust" See other The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland have scanned the entire run of the Archaeologia Scotica and the Society's out-of-print monographs.

The archive also includes a full run of the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland from until the present.

The latest editions of the journal are available digitally, although they are embargoed for three years, during which time they are ?vol=   Hillhead has the current parish church, built inand some houses that were once late 19th century miner's row houses.

Joppa too has some of the older stone housing. But the entire village has suffered from a number of housing developments seeking to provide homes for people working in Ayr and :// An illustration of an open book.

Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Full text of "Aberdeenshire epitaphs and inscriptions: with historical, biographical, genealogical,   Some of the stone from the castle was used to build Cumbernauld House (see photo below), a country house that was constructed in for John Fleming, the 6th Earl of Wigtown.

The house sits on the former grounds of the castle and is a category A listed building. During the 20th century it went through a range of uses, including office space for the now defunct Cumbernauld Development The District Checks follow a few main lines of development, as illustrated in our supplement, but their detailed consideration must be left to a further number of "Scottish Woollens".

The Shepherd Check of the South is the foundation. The District Checks owe little or nothing to the Tartans of the Glens where they were first /archives/the-archives/harrison/our-scottish-district-checks.

The Cathedrals of Moray and Caithness 1 1 cathedral was founded, and the effect it had in consolidating the power of the Anglo-Norman polity and spreading the blessings of a settled government and material civilization in a remote and lawless district.

About the same period the Valliscaulian Priory of Pluscarden was founded, six miles to the   The stone found here is of a light grayish hue, and has been, and still is, in considerable demand for public works in England and elsewhere, being valued for its colour and durability. When highly polished it looks remarkably well in the form of mantel-pieces, tables, and other articles of which the surfaces are :// Auchmachar Clump,settlement,farmstead and field systems is a Scheduled Monument in Central Buchan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this ://   PRESBYTERY OF ELLON, SYNOD OF ABERDEEN.

THE REV. GEORGE CRUDEN, MINISTER. I.—Topography and Natural History. Name.—The name Logie is understood to signify a low-lying place, and has been aptly applied to an estate of about acres, on the south bank of the Ythan, upon which, as situated near a principal ferry, the church and manse have been ://   A stone circle is a monument of stones arranged in a circle or ellipse.

Such monuments have been constructed in many parts of the world throughout history for many different reasons. The best known tradition of stone circle construction occurred across the British Isles and Brittany in the Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age, with over surviving examples, including Avebury, the Ring of Though famous for its stone circles and later signs of Pictish settlement, the area was Christianised in the early medieval period by Gaelic- speaking clerics from Iona, and one notable legacy of their influence is the Book of Deer, a document compiled in the 12th century at the monastery of Deer (itself founded in the 6th century) and now.

Whilst a report on excavations at three stone circles and two fieldwalking projects in north-east Scotland may not seem very appealing this book does much to heighten public awareness and interest in such sites and re-connects us with the mysterious monuments of the past.

This study of the sites of Tomnaverie (Deeside), Cothiemuir Wood (Donside) and Aikey Brae (Buchan) is written in an ?id=I4OG1bJFfbQC.Banff Preservation and Heritage Society currently run the Museum in partnership with Aberdeenshire Museums Service.

The Museum is on Banff High Street, in the same building as Banff Library. The postcode is AB45 1AE. The exhibits show a vast range of interesting artefacts from the Celtic period up   The Bruce wasted the district of Buchan with fire and sword, and such was the desolation he left behind him, that the herschip of Buchan was mourned for more than fifty years." (Barb.

Bruce.) Boece says, "Qua victoria ad Hene-raurie (Inverury) parta:" it is accordingly by some historians called the battle of Inverury, by others the battle of