Aboyne, former parish, Aboyne & Glentannar

Grid reference

NJ 541 001 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

354100 800100

Latitude

57.089780732342454

Longitude

-2.7574894033097745

County

Aberdeenshire

Nearby places

Skeulan Well, Aboyne, Aboyne & Glentannar (0.61 miles)

Skeulan Tree, Aboyne - Aboyne & Glentannar (0.61 miles)

Maryfield, Aboyne & Glentanar (1.86 miles)

Lady Wood, Aboyne & Glentanar (1.95 miles)

Birse, parish (1.97 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (non-extant in 1975)

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

NGR for Aboyne Old Parish Kirk. Cross slabs, ogham and a Pictish stone survive at the site.

Relationships with other parishes

Within Aboyne & Glentanar, parish

Parish details

Aboyne part of Aboyne & Glentanar GTX ABG

Parish TLA

ABX

Medieval diocese

Aberdeen

Parish notes

The church of Aboyne ‘cum capellis’ was confirmed by Bp. Randulph of Aberdeen c.1240 to the proper uses of the Knights Templars at Culter. See Abdn. Reg. ii 271-2. Cowan 1967, 4. A.B. Coll. i 633-4 A.B. Coll. ii 32-6. It was united with the parish of Glentannar c.1600 (Fasti, 77).