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Careston, Angus

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Careston, Angus

Careston is a hamlet in Angus, Scotland that is in the parish of the same name, 5 miles west of Brechin. The parish and hamlet supposedly took their name from a stone laid in commemoration of a Danish chieftain, called Caraldston. It has a castle and church, although the local primary school closed in 2004.
Post townBRECHIN
Administrative CountyAngus
Traditional CountyAngus
OS GridNO5360
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01356
 

Other names by which Careston, Angus has been known in the past

Caraldston

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

Caraldston. See CARESTON.

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