Dunlappie, former parish, Stracathro

Grid reference

NO 591 679 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

359100 767900







Nearby places

Edzell, parish (0.75 miles)

St Lawrence's Well, Edzell (0.92 miles)

Lady Well, Menmuir (1.17 miles)

St Martin's Chapel, Fettercairn (1.58 miles)

Kilgarie, settlement Menmuir (2.05 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (non-extant in 1975)


NGR for the former parish church of Dunlappie. It lies right on the parish boundary, here formed by a river (West Water), with Edzell to the east. It is beside the old ford across the river (now a bridge; near to an island mid-river) and Prieston (settlement) beside it (OS Digimap).

Relationships with other parishes

Within Stracathro, parish

Parish details

Dunlappie now part of Strathcathro

Parish TLA


Medieval diocese

St Andrews

Parish notes

The parsonage, which in the mid 15th c. lay within the patronage of the earls of Angus, as lords of Abernethy and earls of Rothes, per vices, continued as an independent benefice in the patronage of the latter in the 16th c. (RS, 665, 273; RMS iii no. 315, Thirds of Benefices, 11). Cowan 1967, 53.