Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Crovie

Crovie, a fishing village in Gamrie parish, NE Banffshire, on the E side of Gamrie Bay, 1 mile NE of Gardenstown. Supposed to have been founded early in the 18th century, it stands in a rocky ravine, which is traversed by a brook; and it presents the gable end of its houses to the sea, the other end to a bank of the ravine. Pop. (1881) 258.

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

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Feature Description: "a fishing village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Gamrie ScoP       Banffshire ScoCnty

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