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Tolbooth Museum, Stonehaven Harbour, Aberdeenshire AB39 2JU 07512 466329

Stonehaven Tolbooth

The CrankIn 1984 the prison cells at Stonehaven police station were refurbished and at least two punishment wheels, also called a Crank, were discovered. One was renovated by Raymond Penney at Mackie Academy and then returned to the police station where it has been stored in the boiler room for the last 25 years. However, this month Grampian Police kindly donated the wheel to the Tolbooth Museum.The image shows the Crank in situ at Stonehaven police station - it was attached to the wall and it was...

Fetteresso HeadA local resident was creating a flower bed at Fetteresso Castle when his spade struck a hard object. Careful digging yielded a carved stone head. This has now been examined by a series of experts in the UK and their findings are confusing and contradictory. One thought that it belonged to the 5th/6th century; a second opinion placed it as a carving made in the 12th century.However, the Treasure Trove Unit at the National Museum of Scotland are of the opinion that it was probably 'knocked...

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Stonehaven Tolbooth

Stonehaven Tolbooth Association
Old Pier, Stonehaven Harbour,
Aberdeenshire,
AB39 2JU. UK
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OSCR Charity: SC043279
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