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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.
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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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