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St Fergus, Aberdeenshire

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St Fergus, Aberdeenshire

St Fergus is a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, formerly in the county of Banffshire. St Fergus lies a mile from the North Sea coast and three miles northwest of Peterhead As you cross the "chain brigg" over the river Ugie at Balmoor House you enter the Parish of St Fergus. On the left in the trees are the remains of Inverugie Castle and further up river are the remains of Ravenscraig Castle. The village referred to above is the "New Village" which has a kirk (church) built in 1763.
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyAberdeenshire
OS GridNK0952
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian

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

St Fergus, coast par. and vil., in detached portion of Banffshire - par., 8856 ac., pop. 1527; vil., 5 miles NW. of Peterhead; P.O.

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