Foveran

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Foveran
Foveran is located in Aberdeen
Foveran
Foveran
 Foveran shown within Aberdeenshire
OS grid reference NJ980232
Council area Aberdeenshire
Lieutenancy area Aberdeenshire
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ELLON
Postcode district AB41
Dialling code 01358
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Gordon
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 57°18′18″N 2°02′46″W / 57.305°N 2.046°W / 57.305; -2.046

Foveran (Scottish Gaelic: Fobharan) is the name of both a parish and village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The village is located 11 miles north of Aberdeen and 4 miles south-east of Ellon; the main group of houses and the village school are located adjacent to the main A90 trunk road. The hereditary baronetcy of Foveran is held by the Turing family (see Turing Baronets). The cryptographer and computing pioneer Alan Turing (1912–1954) was uncle to the present Baronet, Sir John Dermot Turing.

Foveran Cemetery, east of the village