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Lumphanan, Aberdeenshire

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Lumphanan, Aberdeenshire

Lumphanan is a village in Aberdeenshire, Scotland located 25 miles from Aberdeen and 10 miles from Banchory. There is one pub in the village called "The MacBeth Arms", there is another bar (a former hotel) located three miles from the village centre named "The Crossroads Hotel". Known in the local area as "The Cross" this closed in 2011. Lumphanan is documented to be the site of a battle in 1057 AD, where Malcolm III of Scotland defeated Macbeth of Scotland.
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyAberdeenshire
OS GridNJ5804
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian

Other names by which Lumphanan, Aberdeenshire has been known in the past


Lumphanan, Aberdeenshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Lumphanan, par. and hamlet with ry. sta., Aberdeenshire - par., 8754 ac., pop. 1130; hamlet, 5½ miles E. of Aboyne; P.O., 1 Bank; 1 mile NW. of the parish church is Macbeth's Cairn.

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