Deskford

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Deskford
Scottish Gaelic: Deasgard
Deskford is located in Moray
Deskford
Deskford
 Deskford shown within Moray
Council area Moray
Country Scotland
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Coordinates: 57°38′31″N 2°49′30″W / 57.642°N 2.825°W / 57.642; -2.825

Deskford (Scottish Gaelic: Deasgard[1]) is a parish and a small settlement in Moray, Scotland, formerly in Banffshire.

A number of significant historical and archaeological remains have been found in the area, notably the remains of a carnyx.

The Leichestown Deskford carnyx & reconstruction. Museum of Scotland

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  1. ^ http://www2.smo.uhi.ac.uk/gaidhlig/faclair/sbg/lorg.php?facal=Deasgard&seorsa=Gaidhlig&tairg=Lorg&eis_saor=on