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Echt is an Aberdeenshire crossroads village in northeast Scotland with a population of approximately 300 people. Echt has a number of prehistoric remains, including the so called Barmekin of Echt which is on a hill to the northwest. There is also the Cullerlie stone circle near Sunhoney Farm, which may date from the Bronze Age. Echt contains a church, village shop/post office, restaurant (Echt Tandoori) and park which is used for local football matches and the annual Echt Show, a farmers' show.
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Echt, Aberdeenshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Echt, par. and vil., SE. Aberdeenshire -- par., 11,948 ac., pop. 1297; vil., 6 miles NW. of Park sta. and 12 W. of Aberdeen; P.O., 1 Bank; has numerous fairs for cattle and horses.
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