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Lhanbryde, Moray

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Lhanbryde, Moray

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.
Administrative CountyMoray
Traditional CountyMorayshire
OS GridNJ2761
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian

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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