Eassie

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Eassie
Eassie is located in Angus
Eassie
Eassie
Eassie shown within Angus
OS grid reference NO353474
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town FORFAR
Postcode district DD8
Dialling code 01307
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
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UK
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56°35′00″N 3°05′00″W / 56.583333°N 3.083333°W / 56.583333; -3.083333Coordinates: 56°35′00″N 3°05′00″W / 56.583333°N 3.083333°W / 56.583333; -3.083333
Rear view of Eassie Primary School

Eassie is a village located along the A94 road in Angus, Scotland.[1] The church in Eassie is dedicated to Saint Fergus, a monk who worked at nearby Glamis.[2] Eassie is noted for the presence of the Eassie Stone, a carved Pictish stone.[3]

Other notable prehistorical or historical features in this region include Dunnottar Castle, Fasque House, Glamis Castle, Monboddo House, Muchalls Castle, Raedykes, Stone of Morphie and Stracathro.

Famous Residents[edit]

  • Prof James Miller (1812-1864) was born in the manse in Eassie and raised in the village.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dundee and Montrose, Forfar and Arbroath", Ordnance Survey Landranger Map (B2 ed.), 2007, ISBN 0-319-22980-7 
  2. ^ Elizabeth Rees, Celtic Sites and their Saints (2003) Continuum Publishing ISBN 0-86012-318-9
  3. ^ C.Michael Hogan, Eassie Stone, The Megalithic Portal, ed. Andy Burnham, Oct. 7, 2007