White Horse, Mormond Hill from Formartine & Buchan Way.

White Horse, Mormond Hill from Formartine & Buchan Way.

The White Horse was created on the south-western slope of Mormond Hill near Strichen circa 1773. The outline is filled with white quartz.

Various theories abound concerning its origin, including:-
work of Captain Fraser, the eccentric son of Lord Strichen of that era
imitation of the White Horse on the Wiltshire Downs
commemoration of the return of a laird whose horse was slain in war
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White Horse, Mormond Hill from Formartine & Buchan Way.

White Horse, Mormond Hill from Formartine & Buchan Way.

The White Horse was created on the south-western slope of Mormond Hill near Strichen circa 1773. The outline is filled with white quartz.

Various theories abound concerning its origin, including:-
work of Captain Fraser, the eccentric son of Lord Strichen of that era
imitation of the White Horse on the Wiltshire Downs
commemoration of the return of a laird whose horse was slain in war
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Date:
Location:
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