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Fordyce is a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland that is slightly inland from the point where the Burn of Fordyce meets the sea between Cullen and Portsoy. It has existed since at least the 13th century.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Fordyce, Aberdeenshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Fordyce, par. and vil., Banffshire -- par. (containing town of Portsoy), 17,198 ac., pop. 4289; vil., on Bum of Fordyce, 2½ miles SW. of Portsoy, pop. 331; P.O.; the vil. has been a burgh of barony since 1499; Fordyce Academy was founded and endowed in 1790; in S. vicinity of vil. is Fordyce Hill, alt. 580 ft.
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