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Glenlivet, Moray

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Glenlivet, Moray

Glenlivet is the glen in the Scottish Highlands through which the River Livet flows. The river rises high in the Ladder Hills. It flows gently down through the village of Tomnavoulin and onto the Bridgend of Glenlivet, flowing under the ancient packhorse bridge before emptying into the River Avon, one of the main tributaries of the River Spey. Glenlivet is known for the Glenlivet Estate and the whisky The Glenlivet. The Battle of Glenlivet occurred on 3 October 1594.
Administrative CountyMoray
Traditional CountyBanffshire
OS GridNJ1929
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian

Other names by which Glenlivet, Moray has been known in the past

Gleann Liobh Aite ~ Glenlivat

Glenlivet, Moray in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Glenlivet (or Glenlivat), quoad sacra par., Inveravon par., Banffshire, pop. 1616; P.O., T.O. (5¾ miles SE. of Ballindalloch sta.), 1 Bank. Glenlivet gives the title of baron to the Marquis of Huntly. The battle of Glenlivet was fought 1594.

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