GOURDON, a village, in the parish of Bervie, county of Kincardine, 1½ mile (S. by W.) from Bervie; containing 390 inhabitants. This is a fishing-village on the eastern coast, having a small harbour, which, however, is neither convenient nor safe, and is difficult of entrance, and much exposed to the violence of the south and east winds. There are seven boats belonging to the place, each manned, commonly, by six or seven men, engaged in the cod and haddock fishery; and about ten larger boats, manned each by five men, are employed in the herring-fishery for two months in the year. Here are large and commodious granaries, from which upwards of 30,000 quarters of grain are annually shipped at the port, which is subsidiary to that of Montrose. There are also convenient sheds for coal, lime, and other articles.

A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. . 1856.

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