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FYVIE (parish) Continued
Parish of Fyvie
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Sweetness of their waters. There is abundance of whin stone in the parish well adapted for building. Upon the farm of Cammaloun on the Estate of Fyvie, there has also been found sandstone of the same quality and appearance as that obtained in the extensive quarry at Delgaty, in the adjoining parish of Turiff. A vein of this stone is supposed to run from the Coast through the intermediate parishes. It is found in abundance in Turiff and Montquhitter, and partially in the Coast parishes of Gamrie and Aberlour. None has been met with further west than the point above referred to at Cammaloun. There is also at Petts on the Estate of Gight, a quarry of whinstone, valuable for the large slabs obtained at it. The districts of the parish most favorable for the researches of the botanist are the Braes of Gight, the Den of Rothie, and the old wood near Fyvie Castle. The most Extensive plantation in the parish is that of the Den of Rothie belonging to Mr Gordon of Fyvie. It runs West from the hollow of Fyvie, a distance of about two miles and a half. It consists chiefly of Fir, and produces considerable revenue. In the parish altogether it has been calculated that there 1735, Acres in wood. A great part of this was planted by the late General
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Parish of Fyvie

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