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Crawton, Kincardineshire

Historical Description

CRAWTON, a village, in the parish of DUNNOTTAR, county of KINCARDINE, 3½ miles (S.) from Stonehaven, containing 77 inhabitants. It is situated in the south-eastern part of the parish, and chiefly inhabited by persons employed in fishing. There is a small harbour well adapted for the purpose. The fish taken off this part of the coast are haddock, whiting, cod, ling, skate, halibut, flounders, and a few turbot; and lobsters of good quality are also found in abundance.

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