Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Haughton

Haughton, a mansion, with finely-wooded grounds, in Alford parish, Aberdeenshire, near the right bank of the Don, 1 mile NNE of the village. Purchased by his ancestor in the latter half of the 17th century, the estate is now held by Robert Francis Ogilvie Farquharson, Esq. (b. 1823; suc. 1854), who owns 4500 acres in the shire, valued at £3774 per annum.—Ord. Sur., sh. 76, 1874.

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

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Feature Description: "a mansion, with finely-wooded grounds"   (ADL Feature Type: "residential sites")
Administrative units: Alford ScoP       Aberdeenshire ScoCnty

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