Careston

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Coordinates: 56°43′58″N 2°45′54″W / 56.732905°N 2.764892°W / 56.732905; -2.764892

Careston
Careston is located in Angus
Careston
Careston
 Careston shown within Angus
OS grid reference NO533604
Council area Angus
Lieutenancy area Angus
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BRECHIN
Postcode district DD9
Dialling code 01356
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Angus
Scottish Parliament Angus North and Mearns
List of places
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Scotland

Careston is a hamlet in Angus, Scotland that is in the parish of the same name, 5 miles west of Brechin. [1] 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.

The former primary school in Careston, photographed in 2006

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dundee and Montrose, Forfar and Arbroath", Ordnance Survey Landranger Map (B2 ed.), 2007, ISBN 0-319-22980-7 

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