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Fyvie  Aberdeenshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Fyvie like this:

Fyvie, par. and ry. sta., Aberdeenshire -- par., on river Ythan, 29,586 ac., pop. 4403; sta., 7 miles SE. of Turriff and 31½ NW. of Aberdeen; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; the church is 1½ mile SE. of sta.; the old burgh of Fyvie is now represented by the vil. of Woodhead, 2½ miles E. of sta.; the original Fyvie Castle received a visit from Edward I. in 1296; the modern castle (seat of the Gordons of Fyvie), ½ mile NE. of sta., a pile of various periods from the 15th to the 18th century, stands in a finely wooded park, with a small artificial lake.

Fyvie through time

Fyvie is now part of Aberdeenshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Aberdeenshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Fyvie itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Fyvie in Aberdeenshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/16691

Date accessed: 18th October 2019


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