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Tarves is a small Aberdeenshire village, situated in the Formartine area of North East Scotland and lies between Oldmeldrum and Methlick. Much of the village was planned and laid out by the Marquess of Aberdeen in the 19th century but the history of the parish goes back considerably before that. The Community has a heritage group that provides a registered museum and heritage centre. The village is situated very close to Tolquhon Castle.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Tarves, Aberdeenshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Tarves, par. and vil., Aberdeenshire, on river Ythan - par., 16,303 ac., pop. 2558; vil., 5½ miles NW. of Udny ry. sta. and 5 m. NE. of Old Meldrum; P.O., 1 Bank.
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