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Fyvie, Aberdeenshire

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Fyvie, Aberdeenshire

Fyvie is a village in the Formartine area of Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyAberdeenshire
OS GridNJ7637
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian

Fyvie, Aberdeenshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Fyvie, par. and ry. sta., Aberdeenshire -- par., on river Ythan, 29,586 ac., pop. 4403; sta., 7 miles SE. of Turriff and 31½ NW. of Aberdeen; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; the church is 1½ mile SE. of sta.; the old burgh of Fyvie is now represented by the vil. of Woodhead, 2½ miles E. of sta.; the original Fyvie Castle received a visit from Edward I. in 1296; the modern castle (seat of the Gordons of Fyvie), ½ mile NE. of sta., a pile of various periods from the 15th to the 18th century, stands in a finely wooded park, with a small artificial lake.

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