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Fullerton, ring ditches & cairn circle 420m south east of

A Scheduled Monument in East Garioch, Aberdeenshire

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Latitude: 57.2524 / 57°15'8"N

Longitude: -2.3595 / 2°21'34"W

OS Eastings: 378404

OS Northings: 818023

OS Grid: NJ784180

Mapcode National: GBR XB.5LDW

Mapcode Global: WH8NW.QZL4

Entry Name: Fullerton, ring ditches & cairn circle 420m SE of

Scheduled Date: 16 November 1998

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM7920

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: pit alignment; Prehistoric ritual and funerary: barrow

Location: Kintore

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: East Garioch

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire


H E Clifford, 1915. Gothic church with gable to street.

Bull-faced red ashlar with polished dressings; main roof

slated, sub-ordinate roofs mostly concealed from street.

E (street) elevation has only huge flamboyant traceried

window (horizontally divided into 2 levels) between

angle buttresses, these of uniform sections below

gabletted pinnacles; main gable head off-set and cross-

finialed. Square porch on S flank has hood-moulded

main doorway (2-leaf door) and splayed reveals. 3-bay

aisles, set back from main gable.

Hall at E.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance as a complex of prehistoric burial structures. Even though the area is under the plough experience shows that important remains are likely to survive. The complex as a whole has the potential to enhance considerably our understanding of prehistoric burial and ceremonial practices.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



Information courtesy of the Buildings of Scotland

Research Unit.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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