List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
FORVIE CHURCH (Ruin) Forvie Church (Remains of)
Forvie Church (Remains of)
Forvie Church (Remains of)
Mr George Robertson, Collieston
Mr George Stokes. Collieston.
Mr George Sangster. Whiteness
048 A very small ruin, situated in about the centre of the Sands of Forvie, which is generally believed to be the remains of the parish church of Forvie.
Not far from the centre of the sands, and at some distance from the footpath on the right, are the foundations and part of the walls of what is said to have been the parish church. The ruin is on the margin of a tiny streamlet; but judging from what remains of the building, it is doubtful whether it be entitled to the distinction claimed for it. The complete departure from the rule observed by our forefathers in the orientation of their churches is of itself sufficient to throw suspicion on the ecclesiastical origin of this ruin. It must, however, be admitted, that the universal tradition of the district is in favour of the supposition, and we are unwilling to disturb so harmless a belief. Extract from Buchan by the Revd [Reverend] John B. Pratt. M.A. [Master of Arts] page 23.
"The foundation of the old Kirk of Forvie is still visible, being the only vestige throughout the whole sands, commonly called the links, which indicates that this district was once the habitation of man" Collections of the Shires.
Oldkirk Burn
Oldkirk Burn
Mr George Robertson.
Mr Robert Clark. Lousylaw.
Mr George Sangster.
048 A small burn rising about 10 chains west of Hackley Bay, and running south joins the Burn of Sanyne.

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