Explore our village and the surrounding area
Welcome

Welcome to the Archiestown website, created by Archiestown Village Council, which aims to promote the area as a delightful place to live or spend a holiday.

The website describes the local amenities and acts as a noticeboard for the community so that they can keep up to date with village events and village council proposals.


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History

Archiestown, the only village in the parish of Knockando was founded in 1760 by Sir Archibald Grant of Monymusk who had inherited his “Highland Estate” on his marriage. Planned villages were mushrooming in the North East of Scotland and Sir Archibald an improver, followed suit establishing it as a community of linen weavers. A fire in 1783 destroyed many of the houses.


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Calendar of Events and Village Hall Booking

Please click here to see all upcoming meetings and events.

Village hall bookings are marked on the calendar too, if you’d like to book the village hall please contact:

Steve Oliver

Telephone: 01340 810442

Email: steveoliveradi@tiscali.co.uk


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