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Carmyllie, Angus

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Carmyllie, Angus

Carmyllie is a rural parish in Angus, Scotland. It is situated on high ground between Arbroath, on the coast, and the inland county town of Forfar. The main settlements in the parish are Redford, Greystone and Milton of Carmyllie. There is a Church of Scotland church and a primary school. The Elliot Water rises in the west of the parish. Carmyllie was formerly known for its stone quarries. For many centuries these produced high quality sandstone that was shipped all over the world.
Administrative CountyAngus
Traditional CountyAngus
OS GridNO5442
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01241

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


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

Carmylie, par. and vil., SE. Forfarshire, 6½ miles NW. of Arbroath, 7553 ac., pop. 1137; P.O., called Carmyllie; has extensive sandstone and pavement quarries, connected by the Carmylie Ry. with the Arbroath and Dundee branch of the Caledonian Ry. at Elliot Junction. The Rev. Patrick Bell (1800-1869), inventor of the reaping-machine, was minister from 1843.

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