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Dun, Angus

Dun is a rural parish in Angus, Scotland. It contains the House of Dun, home of the Erskine family and is a stop on the Caledonian Railway. It is located on the river South Esk, east of Montrose and west of Brechin. In 1785-7 a bridge was built there across the South Esk. The writer Violet Jacob was born at the House of Dun. William Chalmers Burns, a famous Scottish evangelist was born at Dun in 1815.
Post townMontrose
Administrative CountyAngus
Traditional CountyAngus
OS GridNO6659
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTayside
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01674

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

Dun, par. (ry. sta. Bridge of Dun, 5¾ miles W. of Montrose; P.O.), NE. Forfarshire, 4306 ac., pop. 541; contains Dun House, seat, Dun's Dish, loch, and the hamlets of Burnside of Dun and Muir of Dun.

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