Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Kinnordy

Kinnordy, an old-fashioned mansion in Kirriemuir parish, Forfarshire, 1¼ mile NW of Kirriemuir town. It was the birth-place and home of the eat geologist, Sir Charles Lyell, Bart. (1797-1875), whose nephew and successor, Leonard Lyell, Esq. of Kinnordy and Pitmuies (b. 1850), holds 2585 acres in the shire, valued at £4324 per annum.—Ord. Sur., sh. 56, 1870. See the Life of Sir C. Lyell (2 vols., Lond., 1881).

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

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Feature Description: "an old-fashioned mansion"   (ADL Feature Type: "residential sites")
Administrative units: Kirriemuir ScoP       Angus ScoCnty

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