Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Deskford

Deskford, par., N. Banffshire, 8155 ac., pop. 849; contains Kirktown of Deskford, vil., on D. Burn, 4 miles S. of Cullen; P.O., called Deskford; the property of the Earls of Findlater and Seafield, whose ancient family seat was Deskford Tower, now demolished; Dcskford Burn flows 7½ miles N. to Moray Firth at Cullen Bay.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Deskford ScoP       Banffshire ScoCnty
Place: Deskford

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