Fordyce, Aberdeenshire

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Fordyce /fɔərˈds/ is a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland that is slightly inland from the point where the Burn of Fordyce meets the sea between Cullen and Portsoy. It has existed since at least the 13th century.

Fordyce Castle[edit]

Main article: Fordyce Castle

Fordyce Castle, a T-plan structure built in 1592 and extended in 1700, lies in the centre of the village.

Famous people[edit]

Brothers Robert and James Smith, who played for Scotland in the first football international in 1872, were educated at Fordyce Academy.[1]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Mitchell, Andy. "Football's founders from Fordyce". Retrieved 2 July 2013. 

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Coordinates: 57°39′42.5″N 2°44′47.5″W / 57.661806°N 2.746528°W / 57.661806; -2.746528