Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Birnie

Birnie, par., NE. Elginshire, 6777 ac., pop. 367; has a Romanesque church with a curious baptismal font, a sculptured stone, and a bell said to have been brought from Rome by the first Bishop of Moray (1115); contains the hamlet of Thomshill; the post-town is Elgin.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Birnie ScoP       Moray ScoCnty
Place: Birnie

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