Dun, Angus

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Dun is located in Angus
Dun shown within Angus
OS grid reference NO669593
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Montrose
Dialling code 01674
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
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56°43′47″N 2°32′51″W / 56.729722°N 2.5475°W / 56.729722; -2.5475Coordinates: 56°43′47″N 2°32′51″W / 56.729722°N 2.5475°W / 56.729722; -2.5475

Dun is a rural parish in Angus, Scotland.[1][2] It contains the House of Dun, home of the Erskine family and is a stop on the Caledonian Railway. It is located on the river South Esk, west of Montrose and east of Brechin. In 1785-7 a bridge was built there across the South Esk. The writer Violet Jacob was born at the House of Dun. William Chalmers Burns, a famous Scottish evangelist was born at Dun in 1815.


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 54 Dundee & Montrose (Forfar & Arbroath) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2007. ISBN 9780319229804. 
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk. Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016.