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Kincardineshire, Historic County of Scotland

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  • Kincardineshire Genealogical Resources
  • Kincardineshire Historical Page



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  • Administrative centre Stonehaven
  • Chapman County Code - KCD
  • Gaelic Name
  • AKA also known as Kincardineshire or The Mearns (from A' Mhaoirne meaning 'The Stewartry')
  • Famous for:
  • Landmarks and Places of Interest
    • Allardice Castle
    • Cowie Castle, (ruins)
    • Catterline
    • Dunnottar Castle
    • Fetteresso Castle
    • Fowlsheugh Nature Reserve
    • Lewis Grassic Gibbon Centre, Arbuthnott
    • Muchalls Castle
    • Portlethen Moss
    • The Tolbooth, Stonehaven
    • Ury House
  • Area 985 sq. KM (380 sq.miles)
  • Population
  • Succeeded by
  • County Flower -

Kincardineshire was a local government county on the coast of northeast Scotland. It was bounded by Aberdeenshire on the north and west, and by Angus on the south.

The Districts of Kincardineshire


  • Cowie Water,
  • Carron Water,
  • Luther Water,
  • Burn of Muchalls,
  • Burn of Pheppie,
  • Burn of Elsick,
  • Burn of Monboys and the
  • lower reaches of the River Dee.

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