Woodhill, Angus

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Coordinates: 56°30′00″N 2°47′04″W / 56.500095°N 2.784565°W / 56.500095; -2.784565

Woodhill
Woodhill is located in Angus
Woodhill
Woodhill
 Woodhill shown within Angus
OS grid reference NO518345
Council area Angus
Lieutenancy area Angus
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CARNOUSTIE
Postcode district DD7
Dialling code 01241
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
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Woodhill is a settlement in Angus, Scotland. It lies at a central point between Carnoustie and Monifieth on the east on an unclassified road linking the A92 and A930 roads.[1] Woodhill House was erected in 1604 by William Auchinleck who later became Provost of Dundee.[2] It was demolished and rebuilt in 1908.[3]

The area has been occupied since the Neolithic period, as evidenced by a Cursus monument, identified from cropmarks, as well as Bronze Age short cist burials that are found periodically.[4]

Agricultural land between Woodhill and Grange of Barry, looking towards Laws Hill

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dundee and Montrose, Forfar and Arbroath", Ordnance Survey Landranger Map (B2 ed.), 2007, ISBN 0-319-22980-7 
  2. ^ Dickson, R.; Dickson, G.C. (1892 (facsimile, 2002)), Carnoustie and its Neighbourhood, Pinkfoot Press, Balgavies, Angus 
  3. ^ "Barry, Woodhill House", Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland: Canmore Database, retrieved 24 October 2010 
  4. ^ "Re: the monument known as Woodhill, cursus 100m NW of in the Parish of Barry and County of Angus", Historic Scotland, 1996, retrieved 6 February 2009 

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