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Latitude: 57.1374 / 57°8'14"N
Longitude: -2.1137 / 2°6'49"W
OS Eastings: 393217
OS Northings: 805170
OS Grid: NJ932051
Mapcode National: GBR S97.Z3
Mapcode Global: WH9QQ.HVPS
Plus Code: 9C9V4VPP+XG
Entry Name: Boundary Marker 2, Fonthill Road, Aberdeen
Listing Name: Fonthill Road at Hardgate, March Stone No 2
Listing Date: 12 January 1967
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 354457
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20015
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Torry/Ferryhill
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
Tagged with: Boundary marker
Pink granite March Stone set in cobbled pavement, tooled reading "2 ABD".
Missing 1889, since replaced; relocated in late 20th century due to enlarging of traffic island. March stones mark the inner and outer marches (boundaries) of Aberdeen, defined by marked stones possibly dating from 1698. The original stones were replaced by the present stones, numbered 1-48, in about 1790, the remainder were replaced in the early 19th century. The outer marches are thought to be later than the inner marches.
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