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Cullen, Moray

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Cullen, Moray

Cullen is a village and former royal burgh in Moray, Scotland, on the North Sea coast 20 miles east of Elgin. The village now has a population of 1,327. Cullen is noticeably busier in summer than winter due to the number of holiday homes owned. The organs of the wife of Robert the Bruce are said to have been buried in its old kirk (church) after her death in the area.
Post townBUCKIE
Administrative CountyMoray
Traditional CountyBanffshire
OS GridNJ5167
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01542
Population1,327 (2001 Census)
 

Other names by which Cullen, Moray has been known in the past

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Cullen, Moray in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Cullen.-- parl. and royal burgh, small seaport, and par. with ry. sta., in co. and 8¾ m. NW. of Banff, on C. Bay -- par., 881 ac., pop. 2236; parl. burgh, pop. 2033; royal burgh, 3682; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; has linen mfrs., and important cod, ling, salmon, and herring fisheries. In vicinity is C. House, seat of the Earl of Seafield. C. unites with Elgin, Banff, Inverurie, Kintore, and Peterhead in returning 1 member to Parliament.

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