List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Brachans Brachans
Mr R, Duthie (Stonehaven)
Mr J Wood (Stonehaven)
Mr R Ross (Stonehaven)
017.04 A reef of Rocks on the Sea Shore opposite the new town of Stonehaven.
Stonehaven Bay Stonehaven Bay
Stonehaven Bay
Stonehaven Bay
Mr Robert Duthie
Mr James Wood
James Tindal Esqr (Procr. [Procurator] Fiscal)
017.04 A fine bay extending from Downie Point to Garron Point. The town of Stonehaven and village of Cowie are situated on the west margin of this bay.

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[Note Brachans] -- "Brachens - Ferns"
"Brack - Used to denote any thing very salt." - (Jamieson)
"Breke - The Sea" - (Islandic)

[Note Bellman's Head, deleted] -- In Dunnottar Parish.

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