Craichie shown within Angus
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Craichie (previously Craquhy) is a small village in the parish of Dunnichen, Angus, three miles south-east of Forfar on the B9128 Carnoustie to Forfar road. The village was mentioned in 1329 in the "Registers of the Abbey of Arbroath". The Registers recorded that they were owned by Walter de Tulloch in 1438, and Alexander of Sturrock in 1509. Craichie had a primary school from 1900 until the 1980s which served the village as well as the surrounding area.
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