Careston shown within Angus
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Careston is a hamlet in Angus, Scotland that is in the parish of the same name, 5 miles west of Brechin.  The parish and hamlet supposedly took their name from a stone laid in commemoration of a Danish chieftain, called Caraldston. It has a castle and church, although the local primary school closed in 2004.
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