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HILL OF FARE Hill of Fare
Hill of Fare
Hill of Fare
Hill of Fare
Hill of Fare
Hill of Fare
Imperial Gazetteer of Scotland
Old Statistical Account
Estate Plan 1844
Mr. Robert May, Land Steward
Mr. William Henry, Architect
New Statistical Account
072 ; 073 ; 083 ; 084 A mountainous district, situated in the Phs. [Parishes] of Echt, Midmar, Kincardine O'Neil, and Banchory Ternan. In circumference about 17 miles and comprehensively known as the Hill of Fare - many other names being given to prominent knolls within the radius, The portion of this hill, in Echt ph. [parish] rises abruptly on all sides from the Surrounding Cultivated land, thickly wooded from the base upwards for about half a mile, property of Lord Lindsay and Major Innes Imperial Gazetteer.
"Fare (Hill of) A broad based eminence, of 17 miles in Circumference, and 1,794 feet in altitude, on the mutual border of Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire. It forms a part of the north screen of the Dee, and belongs to the parish of Echt, Midmar Kincardine O'Neil, and Banchory Ternan. It affords excellent pasture for sheep, producing mutton of a very Superior flavour. The interior part contains valuable moss for fuel, Here are chalybeate Springs, the water of which is dyed of a deep black by a small infusion of tea" Old Statistical Account. "In the middle of this eminence is the vale of Corrichie, well known as the scene of battle, wherein the Contending parties were headed by the Marquis of Huntly, and the Earl of Murray. A small possession on the north side of the hill, retains the name of Craig Hume, in memory of one of that family, who was slain in that battle"

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