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Drumoak, Aberdeenshire

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Drumoak, Aberdeenshire

Drumoak is a village situated between Peterculter and Banchory in North Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Drumoak is proximate to the River Dee, with Park Bridge, named for the local Park Estate, being a local crossing; Park Estate, was formerly owned by the railway engineer Sir Robert Williams; Sir Robert is interred at Drumoak. There is a church, small shop, bowling green and the Irvine Arms restaurant (aptly named after the family that owned the 13th century Drum Castle).
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyAberdeenshire
OS GridNO7898
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01330 811 xxx
Population810 (2006)

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

Drumoak, par., partly in Kincardine but chiefly in Aberdeen, 7228 ac., pop. 930; P.O.; contains the stations of Drum and Park, 10 m. and 11 m. SW. of Aberdeen.

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