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Aberdour is a scenic and historic village on the south coast of Fife, Scotland. It is on the north shore of the Firth of Forth, looking south to the island of Inchcolm and its Abbey, and to Leith and Edinburgh beyond. According to the 2006 population estimate, the village has a population of 1,680.

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Google previewThe Golfing Annual (1902)

Aberdour is a favourite summer resort. It lies almost due north of Leith, from which therp is a splendid service of steamers during the season. It is also within easy reach of Edinburgh by rail. ABERDOVEY. ABERDOVET GOLF CLUB, instituted ...

Google previewThe Fife coast from Queensferry to Fifeness (1860)

by Henry Brougham Farnie

Aberdour is a parish of about three miles of coast, with' an average breadth of the same distance, containing a post-village of its own name. It joins Dalgety and Dunfermline parishes on the west, Burntisland and Auchtertool on the east, and ...

Google previewWorrall's directory of the north-eastern counties of Scotland ... Forfar, Fife, Kinross, Aberdeen, Banff, and Kincardine

ABERDOUR is a parish nearly square in form, being about 81 miles each way, and is pleasantly situated on the north bank of the Firth of Forth, in the county of Fife, 8 miles from Kirkcaldy, 10 N.W. from Edinburgh (across the Firth), and 3 from ...

Google previewThe Ballad Book (1865)

A Selection of the Choicest British Ballads by William Allingham

Aberdour is a little port, about five miles distant. There is an ...

Google previewThe Picture of Scotland (1827)

by Robert Chambers

Aberdour is an excellent sea-bathing retreat, both on account of the delightful character of the surrounding scenery, and the singularly fine tract of firm white sand afforded by a neighbouring part of the shore. The only object of interest ...

Google previewCastles (2005)

England + Scotland + Ireland + Wales by Plantagenet Fry

LOCATION: NR SWAINBURY, NORTH YORKSHIRE MAP REF: NZ 481025 ABERDOUR Aberdour is an assemblage of ruins from several periods.

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of Scotland (1813)

And of the Islands in the British Seas by Nicholas Carlisle

ABERDOUR, in the District of Deer, and Shire of ABERDEEN : formerly a Vicarage, belonging to the Chapter of Aberdeen; the Stipend of which, in 1811, was £150. ; the manse is in tolerable repair: the glebe consists of 7% acres: Patron, Mr.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Coastal Landforms (2010)

by Eric Bird

Grassy bluffs continue past Quarry Head to Aberdour Bay (>Fig. The bluffs become cliffs on headlands, as on Strahangles Point, and there are sectors ...

Google previewGenealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire (1865)

by Bernard Burke

Lord Dalkeith, Aberdour, and Douglas of Lochleven, in the ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

ABERDOUR, a town and parish in Fifeshire, Scotland, on the Frith of Forth, about 10 miles N.W. of Edinburgh, resorted to in summer as a sea bathing-place. William, lord of Liddesdale, surnamed the Flower of Chivalry, in the reign of David II.

Google previewThe Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia (101-)

by Project Gutenberg

ABERDOUR, a village of Fifeshire, Scotland. Pleasantly situated on the shore of the Firth of Forth, 17 1/2 m. N.W. of Edinburgh by the North British railway and 7 m. N.W. of Leith by steamer, it is much resorted to for its excellent seabathing.

Google previewA General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the United Kingdom, for M.D.CCC.XXVI. (1826)

by John Burke

and Lord Aberdour, in the county of §. in the peerage of Scotland; Baron Douglas,

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