Strathmartine shown within Angus
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North East Scotland
Strathmartine is an area of Angus, Scotland (named after a local mythical hero, Strathmartin The Dragonslayer). It is to the north of Dundee and the surrounding district is often referred to as "the Howe o Strathmartine".
The parishes of Mains and Strathmartine were united on 21 Nov 1792. Anciently, Mains was called Earl's Strathdichty, Strathmartine was called Strathdichty Martin. The Dichty Water flows through the parishes.
William Lorimer, the classicist, known for producing a translation of the New Testament in Lowland Scots was born in Strathmartine. The area is home to Strathmartine Hospital which is a long stay hospital for people with severe learning disabilities.
- Shand, William. "The Dundee Dragon". The Dundee Messenger. Retrieved November 11 2013.
- "Dundee and Montrose, Forfar and Arbroath", Ordnance Survey Landranger Map (B2 ed.), 2007, ISBN 0-319-22980-7
- "Mains and Strathmartine". Retrieved November 11, 2013.
- Warden, Alex J (1880). Angus or Forfarshire, the land and people, descriptive and historical II. pp. 252–253. Retrieved November 22, 2013.
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