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Encyclopaedia of the North East

F - Fraserburgh

Fraserburgh harbour. A harbour with many small sail boats. In the foreground two boats crewed by men in dark clothing sail towards the viewer. Victoria Street, Fraserburgh. A long wide street lined with small two storey stone houses, with a church at the end.


Founded in 1592, it was once known as Faithlie; locals know it as The Broch. One of the main fishing centres and harbours in Scotland.