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Birse, Aberdeenshire

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Birse, Aberdeenshire

Birse is a parish in the Lower Deeside area of Aberdeenshire, Scotland, which includes the communities of Finzean and Ballogie. However the name Birse is often used to refer only to the northwestern part of the parish which lies on the south side of the River Dee, Aberdeenshire, opposite the village of Aboyne. The south-west part of the parish is a sparsely populated upland area known as the Forest of Birse. Housing development in Birse village. jpg New houses in Birse
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyAberdeenshire
OS GridNO5597
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

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

Birse, par. and vil., mid. S. Aberdeenshire, on river Dee, 2 miles SE. of Aboyne, 31,218 ac., pop. 1093; P.O.

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