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Lhanbryde is a village in Moray, Scotland, four miles east of Elgin. Previously bisected by the A96, it was bypassed in the early 1990s and now lies to the north of this busy trunk road. The origin of the name "Lhanbryde" is thought to be Pictish, meaning the "Church Place of St Bride ". Why the name has emerged in modern times in its very Welsh form is unclear. The village name was recorded as Lamanbride in 1215; Lambride at the end of the 14th century; Lambry in 1600; and Longbride in 1750.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Lhanbryde, Moray has been known in the past
Lambride ~ Lanbride ~ St Andrews ~ St Andrews Lhanbryd ~ St Andrews Lhanbryde
Lhanbryde, Moray in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Lhanbryde, vil. with ry. sta., St Andrews Lhanbryde par., in co. and 3½ miles E. of Elgin; P.O.
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