Maps, Plans and Archives
c.1636-52 Robert Gordon, Aberdeen, Banf [sic], Murrey [sic] &c. to Inverness : [and] Fra the north water to Ross / Robertus Gordonius a Strathloch describebat 1640
1654 Johannes Blaeu, Duo Vicecomitatus Aberdonia & Banfia, una cum Regionibus & terrarum tractibus sub iis comprehensis / Auctore Roberto Gordonio à Straloch. Description of the two Shyres Aberdene and Banf, with such Countreys and Provinces as are comprehended under them
1747-55 General Roy's Military Survey
1776 G. Taylor and A. Skininer, Survey and maps of the roads of North Britain or Scotland, 1776
1820 John Thomson, Northern Part of Aberdeen & Banff Shires
1835 Estate plan, Forglen (in private ownership)
1864-71 survey Aberdeenshire, 1st edition OS 1:2500 (25”) and 1:10,560 (6”), published 1874
1899-1901 survey Aberdeenshire, 2nd edition OS 1:2500 (25”) and 1:10,560 (6”), published 1902-4
1923-25 survey Aberdeenshire, 3rd edition OS 1:2500 (25”) and 1:10,560 (6”), published 1928
1865-70 survey Banffshire, 1st edition OS 1:2500 (25”) and 1:10,560 (6”), published 1871-4
1896-8 survey Banffshire, 2nd edition OS 1:2500 (25”) and 1:10,560 (6”), published 1902-3
NAS GD185 Papers of the Abercromby Family of Forglen and Birkenbog
NAS RHP93246 1. Architectural sketch elevation of family monument erected in grounds of Forglen House: 6 March 1858, 2. Description from 'Banffshire Journal', 24 August 1858
NAS RHP46019 Plans and south elevation of proposed bridge over river Deveron at Ashogle, with estimated expense (book of reference attached), 1824
NAS RHP46029 Plans and south elevation of proposed bridge over River Deveron at Eastside, with plan showing location of bridge (book or reference appended), 1824
NAS RHP40623 Plan and section of proposed turnpike road from near Aberchirder to Bridge of Whitefield, with branches to Turriff via Mill of Ashogle and Kirktown of Forglen, with estimated expenditure and description of routes (book of reference attached), 1824
RCAHMS: National Monuments Record of Scotland (NMRS) and photographic and manuscript collections
Aberdeen Journal Notes and Queries, vol 2, 1909, 'The Abercrombies of Forglen' 233-5
Anderson, M L 1967, A History of Scottish Forestry vol.1, London
Burke, J B 1853, A visitation of the seats and arms of the noblemen and gentlemen of Great Britain, London: Hurst & Blackett
Caldwell, D 2001, 'The Monymusk Reliquary: the Breccbennach of St Columba?' Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 131, 267-82
Donaldson, J 1794, General view of the agriculture of the County of Banff
Forsyth, R 1806, The beauties of Scotland: containing a clear and full account of the agriculture, commerce, mines, and manufactures; of the population, cities, towns, villages, &c. of each county Vol.4, Edinburgh: For T. Bonar & J. Brown
Imlach, J 1868, History of Banff and familiar account of its inhabitants and belongings, Banff
McKean, C. 1990, Banff and Buchan, Edinburgh: Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland
Sale particulars 1974, Forglen Estate, Aberdeenshire, Bell-Ingram, Edinburgh (RCAHMS collection)
The New Statistical Account of Scotland 1845, Statistical Account of the Parish of Forglen, , vol.13, Edinburgh, 83-94
The Statistical Account of Scotland 1795, Statistical Account of the Parish of Forglen, vol. 14, Edinburgh, 530-31
Champion Tree Database Search: The Tree Register, www.treeregister.org [accessed 27 July 2010]
Historic Scotland on behalf of Scottish Ministers, The Lists of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historical Interest, HB13603, HB13608, HB13597, HB13599, HB13600, HB13602, HB13606, HB16416, HB16417, HB16419, HB12875, HB12873, HB13598, HB 13601, HB13604, HB13609, HB13610, HB13611, HB13607, HB16408, www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/index/heritage/historicandlistedbuildings.htm [accessed 27 July 2010]
Historic Scotland on behalf of Scottish Ministers, The Schedule of Monuments, SM5782, SM5781 http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/index/heritage/searchmonuments.htm [accessed 27 July 2010]
Note of Abbreviations used in references
NAS: National Archives of Scotland
RCAHMS: Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland
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