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Drumlithie, Aberdeenshire

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Drumlithie, Aberdeenshire

Drumlithie is a village in the northeast of Scotland in the area known as the Howe o' the Mearns. Situated seven miles south of Stonehaven in Aberdeenshire, it is affectionately known by locals as 'Skite', although the origin of this name remains disputed. Previously a weaving village, Drumlithie has a small steeple at its heart which was rung to signal the start and end of the working day. Ask a local what happens to the steeple when it rains and it is sure to raise a smile.
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyKincardineshire
OS GridNO7880
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian

Drumlithie, Aberdeenshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Drumlithie, vil. with ry. sta., 7¼ miles SW. of Stonehaven, Kincardineshire; P.O.

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