Mormond Hill


Mormond Hill ( Gaelic A’ Mhormhonadh, meaning great hill or moor) is a low hill in Aberdeenshire, near  Fraserburgh. Remnants from the Cold War and British Telecom litter the site in the form of masts and satellite dishes.

The white horse, made from white quartz and dating from around 1790, is carved out of the side of the hill. Seemingly it was was created by a Captain Fraser, whose horse was shot from under him in a Dutch battle in 1794.


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