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Archiestown, Moray

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Archiestown, Moray

Archiestown is a small village in Moray, Scotland, named in honour of its founder Sir Archibald Grant of Monymusk. It is a typical 18th century planned village with a grid street-plan and spacious square. Originally intended as a weaving centre, it is better known for the nearby distilleries of Cardhu, Knockando, Tamdhu and The Macallan. It is also home to local independent football team Archiestown FC.
Administrative CountyMoray
Traditional CountyMorayshire
OS GridNJ2344
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian

Archiestown, Moray in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Archiestown, vil., Knockando par., SE. Elginshire, 6 miles SW. of Rothes, pop. 375; P.O.

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