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Carmyllie was formerly known for its stone quarries. For many centuries these produced high quality sandstone that was shipped all over the world.[2] Carmyllie post office was closed in September 2008. Between 1900 and 1965 Carmyllie was linked to Arbroath by the Carmyllie Railway.

Clan StrachanEdit

Carmyllie has a traditional association with Clan Strachan.

Notable natives and residentsEdit

Carmyllie, New ZealandEdit

There is also a Carmyllie in the South Island of New Zealand, some 76 km east of Invercargill.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Dundee and Montrose, Forfar and Arbroath", Ordnance Survey Landranger Map (B2 ed.), 2007, ISBN 0-319-22980-7
  2. ^ Edinburgh Geological Society: Sandstone quarrying in Angus Archived 10 March 2007 at the Wayback Machine