NJ8715 : Watch house, old Dyce kirkyard

taken 3 years ago, near to Cothall, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Watch house, old Dyce kirkyard
Watch house, old Dyce kirkyard
According to James Ritchie (Proc. Soc. Antiq. Scotland, vol. 55, p. 226; freely available on line): "[St Fergus'] church is surrounded by a graveyard which, being within 8 miles of Aberdeen, ran a considerable risk of having its graves occasionally raided on behalf of the students attending the medical classes at the University there" and hence the watch house was built.
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NJ8715, 65 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 November, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 24 November, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Building Type (from Tags)
Watch House 
Building Material (from Tags)
Granite 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 8754 1540 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:13.7495N 2:12.4808W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 8753 1539
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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