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Arbirlot, Angus

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Arbirlot, Angus

Arbirlot is a village in a rural parish of the same name in Angus, Scotland. The current name is a contraction of Aberelliot - mouth of the Elliot. It is situated west of Arbroath. The main village settlement is on the Elliot Water, 2.5 miles from Arbroath. There is a Church of Scotland church and a primary school. The school lies 1 mile further west in the approximate geographic centre of the parish.
Administrative CountyAngus
Traditional CountyAngus
OS GridNO6040
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01241

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

Arbirlot, coast par. and vil., Forfarshire, on Elliot water, 2½ miles W. of Arbroath, 6747 ac., pop. 822; P.O. Kelly Castle, built on a high rock, is in the vicinity.

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