Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Fordoun. You may be able to find further references to Fordoun in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Fordoun a parish Groome

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Fordoun.

Place Type of entry Source
Arnbarrow a hill Groome
Arnbarrow hill Bartholomew
Auchinblae village Bartholomew
Auchinblae a village Groome
Bervie a river Groome
Castleton farm, with remains of royal palace Bartholomew
Castleton a farm, containing remains of an ancient royal palace Groome
Drumtochty Castle a mansion Groome
Drumtochty Castle seat Bartholomew
Ferdun a streamlet Groome
Glen Farquhar glen Bartholomew
Kincardine a quondam town Groome
Landsend school Bartholomew
Monboddo House seat Bartholomew
Monboddo House an old mansion Groome
Mondynes place Bartholomew
Mondynes a farm Groome
Paldy ancient chapel Bartholomew
Phesdo seat Bartholomew
Tipperty school Bartholomew

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Fordoun within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
William Camden Scotland: North of the Antonine Wall 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Auchinblae 0 2
Glenbervie 0 2
Drumlithie 0 2
Kincardine 0 2
Laurencekirk 3 3
Garvock 0 2
Arbuthnott 0 2
Fettercairn 0 2
Bervie 1 5
Benholm 0 2
Luthermuir 0 2
Gourdon 0 2
Johnshaven 0 2
Kinneff 0 2
Marykirk 0 2
Miltonhaven 0 2
Rickarton 0 2
St Cyrus 0 2
Inglismaldie 0 2
Craigo 0 1