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Laurencekirk

Place

Laurencekirk is a small town in the old county of Kincardineshire, modern county of Aberdeenshire, Scotland, just off the A90 Dundee to Aberdeen main road which is bypassed in 1985. It is the largest settlement in the Howe o' the Mearns area and houses the local secondary school; Mearns Academy, which was awarded the Charter Mark in 2003. The 2004 population is estimated at 3,596.

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Google previewA Geographical and Statistical Description of Scotland (1819)

Containing a General Survey of that Kingdom ... a Description of Every County ... and a Statistical Account of Every Parish by James Playfair

Laurencekirk is a manufacturing and market town, erected into a borough of barony in 1779; situate in a plain, 1.1 % ...

Google previewNew Issue of the Abridged Statistical History of Scotland (1857)

Illustrative of Its Physical, Industrial, Moral and Social Aspects, and Civil and Religious Institutions, from the Most Authentic Sources : Arranged Parochially with Biographical, Historical and Descriptive Notices by James Hooper Dawson

Laurencekirk is a burgh of barony, the inhabitants being chiefly employed in linen weaving and in the manufacture of snuff-boxes. It was the birthplace of Dr. James Beattie ; Ruddiman, the grammarian, ...

Google previewA Geography of the British Isles (1898)

by Lionel William Lyde

Laurencekirk is a farming centre, and Banchory is a summer resort. 14. Forfarshire, or Angus (nearly 900 square miles), consists of four parallel strips of country, alternately hill and plain. (1) The plain of Strathmore is a rich farming district, with ...

Google previewBiological Notes (1893)

by Ohio Biological Survey

Laurencekirk is an exception to the rule. On Tuesday intimation was received by the Town Clerk of Halifax that Mr. Walton, M.Inst C.E., of the Local Government Boaid, would hold an inquiry relative to the application ot the Halifax Corporation ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1857)

Jon - Mag

Of the minerals in this county, the most useful is limestone, which used to be quarried near Laurencekirk. The prevailing rock in the N. of the county is granite, and on the coast gneiss. Porphyry, conglomerate, sandstone, whinstone, &c, occur ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1857)

Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature by Thomas Stewart Traill

Of the minerals in this county, the most useful is limestone, which used to be quarried near Laurencekirk. The prevailing rock in the N. of the county is granite, and on the coast gneiss. Porphyry, conglomerate, sandstone, whinstone, &c., occur ...

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Laurencekirk

Scrabble value of L1A1U1R1E1N1C3E1K5I1R1K5

The value of this 12-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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