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Benvie, Forfarshire

Historical Description

BENVIE, a village, in the parish of Liff and Benvie, county of Forfar, 5 miles (W. by N.) from Dundee; containing 60 inhabitants. It is situated near the borders of Perthshire, which bounds the parish on the east. About a mile from the present church are the ruins of the old church of Benvie; and near the village is a strong chalybeate spring.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, 1851 by Samuel Lewis