Careston

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Careston
Careston is located in Angus
Careston
Careston
Location within Angus
OS grid referenceNO533604
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBRECHIN
Postcode districtDD9
Dialling code01356
PoliceScottish
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
56°43′58″N 2°45′54″W / 56.732905°N 2.764892°W / 56.732905; -2.764892Coordinates: 56°43′58″N 2°45′54″W / 56.732905°N 2.764892°W / 56.732905; -2.764892

Careston is a hamlet in Angus, Scotland that is in the parish of the same name, 5 miles west of Brechin.[1] The parish and hamlet supposedly took their name from a stone laid in commemoration of a Danish chieftain, called Caraldston. It has a castle and church, although the local primary school closed in 2004.

The former primary school in Careston, photographed in 2006

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dundee and Montrose, Forfar and Arbroath", Ordnance Survey Landranger Map (B2 ed.), 2007, ISBN 0-319-22980-7

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