St John's Chapel, Shethin, Tarves

Grid reference

NJ 885 325 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

388500 832500

Latitude

57.38300420063347

Longitude

-2.19129505098574

Altitude (metres)

70

County

Aberdeenshire

Nearby places

St John's Chapel, Ythsie, Tarves (1.24 miles)

Tanglan's Well, Tarves (1.32 miles)

Tarves, parish (1.32 miles)

Michaelmuir, Ellon (1.66 miles)

Tanglandmuir Wood, Tarves (1.99 miles)

Object Classification

Antiquity

Ecclesiastical

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

The Ordnance Survey Name Book (ONB, 1868) states that Mr Hay, tenant of East Shethin, helped to remove many of the stones from the ruins of this chapel.Name Book 1868, cited by NMRS. But note the presence of another supposed 'St John's Chapel' at Ythsie, a short distance to the south, also in Tarves parish.

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Relationships with other parishes

Within Tarves, parish

Within Tarves, parish