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Tarland, Aberdeenshire

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Tarland, Aberdeenshire

Tarland is a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland and is located five miles northwest of Aboyne, and 30 miles west of Aberdeen. Population 540 (2004). Tarland is home to the Culsh Earth House, an Iron Age below-ground dwelling that otherwise known as a Souterrain. Souterrains were used to store food and the Culsh Earth House probably served as a community cellar. Just south of Tarland is the Tomnaverie Stone Circle, a 4000-year-old recumbent stone circle.
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyAberdeenshire
OS GridNJ4804
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityGrampian
 

Tarland, Aberdeenshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Tarland, vil., Tarland-Migvie par., Aberdeenshire, on Tarland Burn, 5½ miles NW. of Aboyne ry. sta., pop. 374; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks.

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