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Sites and Monuments Record at Aberdeen City Council
Welcome to Aberdeen City Council's On-Line Sites and Monuments Record (SMR). There are approximately 3000 records on the SMR, which is in the process of going on line, starting with the first 700 records by the end of August 2007.
It is important to note that the on-line SMR is not a suitable resource for planning, development control, utility or agri-environment purposes. Please read our Conditions of Use below before searching the database.
For further information or comments, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Aberdeens Past On-Line Project is funded by Energising Aberdeen and Historic Scotland.
The On-Line Sites and Monuments Record allows you to search for entries using a range of different criteria.
You can search the on-line record by clicking on the 'Search entries' link in the right-hand panel.
An explanation of the terminology is available by clicking the 'Help about searching the SMR' link, also in the right-hand panel.
SMR Conditions of Use
Copyright is reserved on the information held in Aberdeen City Council Sites and Monuments Record. The information may be used for personal research, but must not be used in any other way without consent in advance from Aberdeen City Council Archaeological Unit. To seek permission to use SMR-derived data for publication in any form, or for commercial use, please write to the following address:
Keeper of Archaeology
60 Frederick Street
Aberdeen AB24 5HY
Validity of Data
The information in the SMR is derived from a variety of sources and is believed to be correct. However the SMR is subject to update as knowledge and interpretation develops, additional research is done and new features and sites are discovered: so the validity of the data contained within it cannot be guaranteed.
Access to Sites
Most sites included on the SMR are not open to the public. Many are on private land and permission to visit must always be sought from the landowner or tenant.
Legal and other Protection of Sites
Many of the sites and buildings included in the SMR are protected by law and it is a criminal offence to damage them. It is also an offence to use a metal detector on a Scheduled Ancient Monument or on land in the ownership of Aberdeen City Council.
Development Control, Planning and Agricultural Schemes
The on-line SMR is not intended as a tool for planning, development control, public utility or agri-environment purposes. All enquiries related to such schemes should be directed to the Keeper of Archaeology at the address above.