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Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Glamis within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
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.