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Echt, Aberdeenshire

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Echt, Aberdeenshire

Echt is an Aberdeenshire crossroads village in northeast Scotland with a population of approximately 300 people. Echt has a number of prehistoric remains, including the so called Barmekin of Echt which is on a hill to the northwest. There is also the Cullerlie stone circle near Sunhoney Farm, which may date from the Bronze Age. Echt contains a church, village shop/post office, restaurant (Echt Tandoori) and park which is used for local football matches and the annual Echt Show, a farmers' show.
Administrative CountyAberdeenshire
Traditional CountyAberdeenshire
OS GridNJ7305
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityGrampian
 

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

Echt, par. and vil., SE. Aberdeenshire -- par., 11,948 ac., pop. 1297; vil., 6 miles NW. of Park sta. and 12 W. of Aberdeen; P.O., 1 Bank; has numerous fairs for cattle and horses.

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