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Glenbuchat Heritage

97 Atnacruichan, The Craigton
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97 Atnacruichan, The Craigton


Allt, burn; na, of the;
Cruden, Crudie, (for Cruach Dain). Knoll of judgment.
Cruach, knoll, pile of stones; dain, gen. of dan, judgment.
Cruich. Hill like a stack. Cruach, high, steep hill.
Cruinn Choire. Bound corry. Cruinn, round; choire, coire asp., corry.

Altnacruichan was built as the general development of the Craigton around 1900
The cottage can be seen to the left of the shop in 1900 postcard and photo of Craigton

There are few records of the occupants of Altnacruichan. The ones known are:

Robert Davidson and wife Margaret Jean moved from Woodside Cottage to Atnacruichan bin ?1960’s
Jeannie Reid lived at Altnacruichan ? until 1956

Any other information on other residents would be welcome.

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