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Johnshaven is a coastal village along the North Seamarker located in Aberdeenshiremarker, Scotlandmarker. It is accessed off the A92marker coast road that connects Fifemarker and Stonehavenmarker, where it joins the A90marker and continues northward to Aberdeenmarker and beyond. About two miles southwest of Johnshaven lies Milton Ness, which includes a red sandstone cliff landform.

The flax industry, sailmaking and fishing have historically been an integral part of Johnshaven life and economy.

Ancient history

Some of the nearest Bronze Age archaeological recoveries are situated somewhat to the north near Stonehavenmarker at the Fetteressomarker and Spurryhillock sites.

Nearby areas of interest

The following points of natural or historic interest are along the coast of southern Aberdeenshire somewhat near to Johnshaven:

Line note references

  1. North Sea Pilot and Admiralty Notices (1885) Part One, with Supplement, Admiralty Hydrogr. Dept., Original pub. by Oxford University
  2. C. Michael Hogan. 2008)]
  3. Archibald Watt. 1985)


  • C.Michael Hogan. 2008. Fetteresso Fieldnotes, The Modern Antiquarian
  • Johnshaven. 1977. United Kingdom Ordnance Survey, ISBN 0319102998
  • Archibald Watt. 1985. Highways and Byways around Kincardineshire, Stonehaven Heritage Society

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