See also:police burgh, seaport and
See also:town of
See also:Kincardineshire, Scotland, 15 M . S.S.W. of
See also:Aberdeen by
See also:rail . Pop . (1901), 4577 . It consists of two quarters, the old town picturesquely situated on the south
See also:bank of the Carron and the new on the
See also:land between this stream and the Cowie, the two being connected by the
See also:bridge which carries the
See also:main road from the south to Aberdeen . The
See also:principal buildings are the market-
See also:house and town
See also:hall, and the
See also:industries include distilling,
See also:brewing, tanning, the making of
See also:net, rope and twine and woollen manufactures . The
See also:harbour, a natural
See also:basin, is protected on the south-east by cliffs and has a quay . The
See also:trade is mostly in
See also:coal and lime and the exports are chiefly agricultural . The town is an important centre of the fishing
See also:industry, and has become a favourite watering-place . On the decay of Kincardine, the
See also:original capital,
See also:Stonehaven became the county town in 1600, and suffered heavily during the covenanting troubles, Montrose setting it on
See also:fire in 1645 . The Slug Road to Banchory-Ternan, or Upper Banchory (pop . 1475), 15 M. distant, a favourite residential resort of Aberdeen citizens, begins at Stonehaven .
It pursues mainly a
See also:north-western direction, at one point being carried over the
See also:shoulder of
See also:Cairn mon-
See also:earn (1245 ft.) .
STONEHENGE (Sax. Slanhengist, hanging stones)
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