Place:


Glamis  Angus

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Glamis like this:

Glamis, par. and vil. with ry. sta. (1½ mile NW. of vil.), on Glamis Burn, in co. and 5½ miles SW. of forfar -- par., 14,347 ac., pop. 1631; vil., pop. 345; P.O., 1 Bank; the par. contains several sculptured stones; Glamis Burn flows 6½ miles NE. through Glen Ogilvie to Dean Water; 1 mile N. of vil. is Glamis Castle, seat of the Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, one of the finest specimens of the Scottish baronial style of architecture. Malcolm II. was long (erroneonsly) supposed to have been murdered (1034) in the "King's Room" at Glamis Castle.

Glamis through time

Glamis is now part of Angus district. Click here for graphs and data of how Angus has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Glamis itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Glamis in Angus | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/17067

Date accessed: 25th October 2020


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