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Daviot, Aberdeenshire

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Daviot, Aberdeenshire

Daviot is a village in Aberdeenshire. Theologian William Robinson Clark was born here. Daviot has one of the best examples of Neolithic stone circles in the north east of Scotland, Loanhead of Daviot stone circle, which comprises 10 stones plus one recumbent stone. Other interesting features are the House of Daviot, a disused mental home recently bought and refurbished privately, a Schlumberger explosives facility (on a nearby hill), and the first GM crop field in Scotland.
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyAberdeenshire
OS GridNJ7428
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian

Daviot, Aberdeenshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Daviot.-- par., quoad sacra par., and hamlet, E. Aberdeenshire -- par., 4454 ac., pop. 515; quoad sacra par. (partly also in Chapel of Garioch par.), pop. 658; hamlet, 5 miles NW. of Inverurie; P.O.

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