Clova, Angus

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Clova
Clova is located in Angus
Clova
Clova
Location within Angus
OS grid referenceNO327730
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townKIRRIEMUIR
Postcode districtDD8
Dialling code01575
PoliceScottish
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
56°50′37″N 3°06′17″W / 56.843556°N 3.104847°W / 56.843556; -3.104847Coordinates: 56°50′37″N 3°06′17″W / 56.843556°N 3.104847°W / 56.843556; -3.104847

Clova is a village in Glen Clova, Angus, Scotland.[1] [2] It lies on the River South Esk, some 12 miles north of Kirriemuir.

During the 1745 Jacobite Rising, Lord David Ogilvy (1725-1803) raised a regiment from local tenants; it retreated in good order from Culloden on 16 April and was disbanded at Clova on 21st.[3]

Glen Clova Hotel, Clova
Mill, Clova

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 44 Ballater & Glen Clova (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2010. ISBN 9780319229965.
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk. Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016.
  3. ^ Seton (editor), Sir Bruce (1923). "The Orderly Book of Lord Ogilvy's Regiment IN THE ARMY OF PRINCE CHARLES EDWARD STUART 10 October, 1745, to 21 April, 1746". Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research. 2: ii–iii.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)