Balmirmer

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Balmirmer
West Balmirmer Farm and Balmirmer Cottages - geograph.org.uk - 127319.jpg
West Balmirmer farm and cottages
Balmirmer is located in Angus
Balmirmer
Balmirmer
 Balmirmer shown within Angus
OS grid reference NO579388
Council area Angus
Lieutenancy area Angus
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CARNOUSTIE
Postcode district DD7
Dialling code 01241
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Dundee East
Scottish Parliament Angus
North East Scotland
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 56°32′22″N 2°41′10″W / 56.539309°N 2.686183°W / 56.539309; -2.686183

Balmirmer is a hamlet in the council area of Angus, Scotland. It is situated 2 miles (3 km) north-east of Carnoustie and 4 miles (6 km) west of Arbroath.[1] The hamlet is the location of West Balmirmer Farm, the birthplace (in 1891) of Margaret Fairlie, the first woman to hold a university chair in Scotland.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dundee and Montrose, Forfar and Arbroath", Ordnance Survey Landranger Map (B2 ed.), 2007, ISBN 0-319-22980-7 
  2. ^ "Notable University Figures (3): Professor Margaret Fairlie". Archives, Records and Artefacts at the University of Dundee. Retrieved 28 August 2011. 
  3. ^ http://www.archives-records-artefacts.com/2011/08/notable-university-figures-3-professor.html