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Murroes, Angus

Murroes is a village and parish in Angus, Scotland. The village lies 3 miles north of Dundee city centre. The parish church was built in 1848. Ballumbie House, and Powrie, and Wedderburn castles are within the parish. In the reign of Charles II the minister was Robert Edward, author of an account of Forfarshire. His son was the non-juror Alexander Edward, who later became a notable architect and landscape architect.
Post townDUNDEE
Administrative CountyAngus
Traditional CountyAngus
OS GridNO4635
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01382

Murroes, Angus in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Murroes, par., S. Forfarshire, 5298 ac., pop. 749; the church is 5 miles NE. of Dundee.

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