Place:


Grandholm  Aberdeenshire

 

In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Grandholm like this:

Grandholm, a village, with woollen works, in Old Machar parish, Aberdeenshire, on the left bank of the Don, opposite Woodside, and 2 miles NNW of Aberdeen. Grandholm Cottage, long the residence of James Hadden, Esq., the principal proprietor of the mills, and provost of Aberdeen, stood on the brow of a rising ground commanding an extensive view of the Don's valley, and about 1849 was replaced by a handsome edifice. ...


Grandholm House, an older mansion, stands higher up the Don, 2 miles N of Auchmill, and is the seat of William Roger Paton, Esq. (b. 1857; suc. 1879), who holds 1745 acres in the shire, valued at £2050 per annum.—Ord. Sur., sh. 77, 1873.

The location is that of Granholm Works.

Grandholm through time

Grandholm is now part of Aberdeen district. Click here for graphs and data of how Aberdeen has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Grandholm itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Grandholm, in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22141

Date accessed: 24th March 2019


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