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Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire

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Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire

Rosehearty, Rizarty in the local dialect, is located on the Moray Firth coast, four miles west of the town Fraserburgh, in the historical county of Aberdeenshire in Scotland. The burgh has a population of approximately 1,300 with about 25 per cent of pensionable age. There is one shop, a butcher, a hairdresser and three hotels in the village. The settlement which is now Rosehearty was founded by a group of shipwrecked Danes in the 14th century.
Post townFraserburgh
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyAberdeenshire
OS GridNJ9367
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

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

Rosehearty, fishing vil., Pitsligo par., Aberdeenshire, 4½ miles W. of Fraserburgh, pop. 1404; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; is of ancient date, and was made a burgh of barony in 1681.

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