Aberdeenshire HER - NJ83SE0048 - PROP OF YTHSIE

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Primary ReferenceNJ83SE0048
NamePROP OF YTHSIE
NRHE Card No.NJ83SE52
NRHE Numlink 122092
HES SM No.
HES LB No. 13883
Site Form Standing Structure
Site Condition Complete 2
Details Monument, built in 1861-2, and erected to the memory of the Prime Minister, the Fourth Earl of Aberdeen. A square tower of coursed red granite with dressed quoins and a corbelled and crenellated parapet. The lower stage is steeply battered. The Prop is approximately 25m in height. It has an internal spiral stair, leading to an external viewing area with parapet. A plaque over the entrance reads: 'To George Hamilton Gordon, Fourth Earl of Aberdeen, By his attached and Grateful Tenantry. He was born at Edinburgh 28 Jan 1784 and died at London 14 Dec 1860.'. Repair and maintenance to the Prop was carried out in August 2012.
Last Update15/08/2017
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Easting: 388436.008015732, Northing: 831470.382247362

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National Grid Reference: NJ 8843 3147



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Monument Type 1Monument Type 2Monument Type 3OrderProbability
MONUMENTS  A100
TOWERSSQUARE B100
PARAPETS CRENELLATEDC100
QUOINS DRESSEDD100