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Oyne


Aberdeenshire

A small village in the Garioch district of mid-Aberdeenshire, Oyne lies in a parish of the same name, 7 miles (11 km) northwest of Inverurie and 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Aberdeen. Kirkton of Oyne and the reconstructed Harthill Castle lie a mile (1.5 km) to the east. The historian John Leslie (1526-96), who was later Bishop of Ross, became a parson here in 1559.

Oyne is home to the 16 ha (40 acre) Archaeolink Prehistory Park, a tourist attraction which interprets the archaeological remains of NE Scotland and includes historical re-enactments.


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