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Drummuir, Moray

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Drummuir, Moray

Drummuir is a small village in Scotland, in the traditional county of Banffshire, and in the Moray council area. It is between Dufftown (five miles), Keith (seven/eight miles) and Huntly (nine miles). Its old name was Botriphnie, and this is the name still sometimes used for the parish. Drummuir comes from Druim Iubhair, Scottish Gaelic for "Yew Ridge"; the name Botriphnie (Both Draighnigh), may come from Pictish origins and be a "Pit-" name, meaning "Thorn Farm".
Administrative CountyMoray
Traditional CountyBanffshire
OS GridNJ3844
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian

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