Bucksburn

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Bucksburn
Bucksburn A96.jpg
The A96 where it runs through Bucksburn.
Bucksburn is located in Aberdeen
Bucksburn
Bucksburn
Bucksburn shown within the City of Aberdeen
Population 8,131 [1]
OS grid reference NJ 89114 09715
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Aberdeen
Postcode district AB21 9
Dialling code 01224
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
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UK
Scotland
Aberdeen
57°10′37″N 2°10′30″W / 57.177°N 2.175°W / 57.177; -2.175Coordinates: 57°10′37″N 2°10′30″W / 57.177°N 2.175°W / 57.177; -2.175

Bucksburn is a suburb of the city of Aberdeen, Scotland, named after the stream that flows through it. Bucksburn was formerly a market village before being swallowed up by the spread of the city.

The old station and goods yard in 1961

The area is bordered by countryside - in particular Kirkhill Forest and the land surrounding Brimmond Hill.

Bucksburn & District Pipe Band, formed in 1947, has represented Aberdeen internationally and were Champion of Champions in 1998 and 1999 at their grade.[2] The youth section won the Scottish, British, and World Champions titles in 2008.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aberdeen Neighbourhoods - Population Estimates, 2013". Retrieved 10 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Bucksburn and District Pipe Band: Trophy Cabinet". www.bucksburnpipeband.com. Retrieved 10 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "Bucksburn and District Pipe Band: The Youth". www.bucksburnpipeband.com. Retrieved 10 March 2016.