List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Mr William McLeod, Tenant
Mr John Robson, Gamekeeper
Valuation Roll 1859-60
064 A substantial farmsteading with offices and garden attached; property of Col. [Colonel] C. Leslie, Fetternear.
Fetternear House
Fetternear House
Fetternear House
Mr William McLeod
Mr John Robson
Mr John Wattie, Gamekeeper
Valuation Roll 1859-60
064 A large and substantial Mansion house situated in the southern end of the parish. Little information can be obtained respecting the date of its erection; it is shortly mentioned in the Statistical Account as having been "once the residence of the Bishop of Aberdeen." There are two towers in the front of the building one of which is called Wallace's Tower " Fetterneir, once a summer seat of the bishops of Aberdeen. Wallace is said to have slept there one night; hence part of it is called Wallace's Tower. At the Reformation this manor was given to the Lesley's of Balquhain for their assistance to the Earl of Huntly in protecting the Cathedral of Aberdeen from the fury of the Reformers." Extract from Notes to Thom's Poems, page 71.
Property and sometimes the residence of Col. [Colonel] C. Leslie.
WALLACE'S TOWER Wallace's Tower
Wallace's Tower
Revd. [Reverend] Mr Wilson, Fetternear
Mr Smith, Fetternear
064 A circular tower, part of the Mansion house of Fetternear, Wallace is said to have slept here one night. Very few people in the district are aware of the existence of this name.

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