Eassie

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Eassie
Eassie is located in Angus
Eassie
Eassie
Location within Angus
OS grid referenceNO353474
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townFORFAR
Postcode districtDD8
Dialling code01307
PoliceScottish
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
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, 7 Oct. 2007