Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Greyhope

Greyhope, a small bay in Nigg parish, NE Kincardineshire, between Nigg Bay and Girdleness lighthouse. The Greenland ship, the Oscar, was wrecked here in 1813, when 55 lives were lost.


(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a small bay"   (ADL Feature Type: "bays")
Administrative units: Nigg ScoP       Kincardineshire ScoCnty

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